#Iran

  • Article: Iran's Poorly Paid Teachers on Nationwide Strike for Second Day
    Education

    Iran's Poorly Paid Teachers on Nationwide Strike for Second Day

    Nov. 16, 2018|Voice of America

    Teachers staged a second round of strikes to push the government to carry out educational reforms. Read more

  • Article: FIFA Wants Iran to Lift Its Ban on Women in Stadiums
    Girls & Women

    FIFA Wants Iran to Lift Its Ban on Women in Stadiums

    Nov. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Iran has long barred women from attending male soccer matches. Read more

  • Article: Women in Iran Watched Soccer in a Stadium for the First Time in 35 Years
    Girls & Women

    Women in Iran Watched Soccer in a Stadium for the First Time in 35 Years

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 18, 2018

    It’s unclear if the ban has been officially lifted. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video
    Girls & Women

    Iranian Teen Girl Arrested for Dancing in Instagram Video

    By Joanna Prisco|July 9, 2018

    Maedeh Hojabri is the latest young woman to be taken into custody for app use. Read more

  • Article: Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought
    Girls & Women

    Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought

    June 22, 2018|Voice of America

    "This is not a victory," one women's rights activist said. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium
    Girls & Women

    Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium

    By Joanna Prisco|June 21, 2018

    A ban traditionally forbids women from watching male sporting events. Read more

  • Article: 18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says
    Food & Hunger

    18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says

    By Chris Gelardi|June 4, 2018

    An upcoming military confrontation could dictate the future of the humanitarian crisis. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
    Citizenship

    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more