#Iran

  • Feature: Powerful Photos Capture Iranian Women Casting Off Their Hijabs in Protest
    FeatureGirls & Women

    Powerful Photos Capture Iranian Women Casting Off Their Hijabs in Protest

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Jan. 30, 2018

    Several women have recently taken off their headscarves to protest hijab laws. Read more

  • Article: Anti-Hijab Activist Who Became an Icon Might Be Missing in Iran
    Girls & Women

    Anti-Hijab Activist Who Became an Icon Might Be Missing in Iran

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 23, 2018

    Her photograph went viral when she defied to law to remove her hijab in public in December. Read more

  • Article: One of the Worst Oil Spills in History Is Getting Worse
    Environment

    One of the Worst Oil Spills in History Is Getting Worse

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 17, 2018

    And there’s little chance that it will be cleaned up. Read more

  • Article: 9 Photos and Videos That Show What's Really Happening at the Iran Protests This Week
    Citizenship

    9 Photos and Videos That Show What's Really Happening at the Iran Protests This Week

    By Colleen Curry  and  Olivia Kestin|Jan. 2, 2018

    Iran's leader blamed his "enemies" for the protests, which continue to grow. Read more

  • Article: Women Who Violate Tehran Dress Code Won’t Be Arrested, for the First Time in Nearly 40 Years
    Girls & Women

    Women Who Violate Tehran Dress Code Won’t Be Arrested, for the First Time in Nearly 40 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 29, 2017

    Police in the Iranian capital will relax the strict Islamic code. Read more

  • Article: This Country Is the First Ever to Send a Female Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
    Girls & Women

    This Country Is the First Ever to Send a Female Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She will be the first-ever female ambassador stationed in Riyadh. Read more

  • Article: UK Gives £50M in Aid to Yemen to Stave Off 'Catastrophic Famine' for Another Month
    Food & Hunger

    UK Gives £50M in Aid to Yemen to Stave Off 'Catastrophic Famine' for Another Month

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 18, 2017

    Two-thirds of Yemen’s population now need aid to survive. Read more

  • Article: This Anti-Nuclear Group Just Won the Nobel Peace Prize
    Citizenship

    This Anti-Nuclear Group Just Won the Nobel Peace Prize

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 6, 2017

    And it sends a powerful message. Read more