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International Women's Day

We Won’t Be Silenced: Women’s Demands in Three Episodes

What does March 8 mean for Iranian women? What is their share of the decades of struggle by women’s rights activists for equality? What are the problems and demands of those who live in large and small cities, in villages and more closed communities? » read more

Tehran authorities withdraw permits for Women’s Day events

International Women’s Day events in Tehran were cancelled on March 8 after authorities withdrew the permit. » read more

Heavy security deployment in Tehran on day of protest

On International Women's Day, Tehran's streets are reportedly filled with security forces preventing people from gathering for anti-government protests. » read more

Zahra Rahnavard, Fatemeh Karroubi: challenging the image of "women in the shadow"

These days there is much discussion of two women who, in a departure from the usual treatment of the wives of jailed political activists, are kept prisoner along with their spouses in an unknown place. Two women who played particular roles in the various levels of the protest that developed following allegations of fraud in the presidential elections. » read more

Women's rights activists announce March 8 day of protest

A group of Iranian women's rights activists have announced that Tuesday, March 8, the International Women's Day, will be a "day of protest" against gender inequality. » read more

Iranian opposition calls for protests on International Women's Day

Iran’s opposition coalition, the Coordination Council of the Green Path of Hope, has called on people to join next Tuesday’s protests for women’s rights on International Women’s Day. » read more

Ebadi calls for Iranian protests for equal rights on International Women's Day

The Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi says Iranians fighting for equal gender rights will take to the streets on March 8, International Women's Day. » read more