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5 minutes with Iranian women: Persian Letters: 'Brainless Badly Veiled Women By Golnaz Esfandiari

The cartoon suggests that women who cover their hair and body fully are perhaps as smart as Albert Einstein, while those who don't completely observe the obligatory Islamic dress code are brainless. … Read More»

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5 minutes with Iranian women: Gang rapes in Iran cause fear and religious controversy

Recent reports of gang rapes in Iran are worrying women and raising questions about social values, reports Mohammad Manzarpour of the BBC Persian Service. … Read More»

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5 minutes with Iranian women: how iranian women activist reponding to Systematic violence against Iranian women in recent year

Statement by Women’s Rights Activists in Protest of the Escalation of Violence Against Women in Iran … Read More»

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5 minutes with Iranian women: Do women without kidneys mean children without future?

News.Az reprints from REALIRAN.net an article by Amir Mostafavi. … Read More»

FIFA: Let Them Play!

The Iranian women’s soccer team has been forced to choose between their faith and football. Read More »

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Nowruz: Hope for a New Day for Shane and Josh

My community, family and I celebrate Nowruz (or Navroz as we call it) along with Iranians around the world. … Read More»

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The Call for Proposals - Information, Violence, and Peacebuilding

The United States Institute of Peace recently released it's first Call for Proposals under the Communication for Peacebuilding (CfP) Priority Grant Program. … Read More»

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Blogistan: how women are using blogs in Iran

I listened to an interesting piece on a radio programme called Weekend Woman's Hour on Saturday about blogging in Iran, which has the third larg … Read More»

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Synchronicity Gives Me Strength

Yesterday I felt the weight of the continued unjust imprisonment of Josh and Shane more acutely than ever before. I was thinking about how grateful I am for having Josh in my life. … Read More»

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Roxana Saberi, Author of "Between Two Worlds," To Speak in Palo Alto, Calif., November 15

On November 15 at 7 p.m., Facing History and Ourselves and The Allstate Foundation will host a community conversation featuring Roxana Saberi, a journalist and author of Between Two Worlds: My Life an … Read More»

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