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Student Shakes Off Threats to Win Miss Iraq in Name of Women's Rights - NBC (December 22, 2015)
These Persian Girls Are Inciting a National Debate Around Nose Jobs - Vice (December 14, 2015)
Set To Take Over Tech: 70% Of Iran's Science And Engineering Students Are Women - Forbes (December 9, 2015)
Newsha Tavakolian's best photograph: woman on a mountainside outside Tehran - The Guardian (November 26, 2015)
In Pictures: The private lives of revolutionary women in Iran - Huck Magazine (November 26, 2015)
BBC 100 Women 2015: Iranian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian - BBC (November 26, 2015)
Iranian Soccer Star Wins Right To Leave Country After Husband Said No - HP (November 23, 2015)
Iranian women risk cars being impounded if they drive without veil - AFP (November 15, 2015)
Iranian actress 'branded immoral' for posting pictures without hijab - Telegraph (October 29, 2015)
Women's Rights in Iran - HRW (October 28, 2015)
Plastic surgery in Iran - The Economist (October 24, 2015)
Eight of Iran's women's football team 'are men' - Telegraph (September 30, 2015)
The Iranian woman who wants to be world motocross champion - BBC Video (August 19, 2015)
Iran: Women sweat on the rugby pitch - DW Video (August 11, 2015)
Jailed Iranian Artist Atena Farghadani Recipient of CRNI's 2015 Courage in Cartooning Award - Cartoon Rights (August 11, 2015)
Linda Sarsour Is a Brooklyn Homegirl in a Hijab - NY Times (August 7, 2015)
Bikini attack in France had nothing to do with Islam, police confirm - The Independent (July 28, 2015)
5 Badass Iranian Women Who Are Shattering Stereotypes of What Feminism Looks Like - World Mic (July 23, 2015)
I was a temporary bride - The Guardian (July 11, 2015)
'Fifa must tackle Iran's ban on women watching football' - TB (July 3, 2015)
Iran: Volleyball Federation Should Penalize Ban on Women - HRW (July 2, 2015)
Volleyball ban for female fans reignites debate in Iran - AFP (June 19, 2015)
All eyes on Noor: Local woman wants to be first hijabi anchor on American TV - WP (June 18, 2015)
Is Iran easing its ban on female sports spectators? - BBC (June 18, 2015)
All eyes on Noor: Local woman wants to be first hijabi anchor on American TV - WP (June 18, 2015)
Behnaz Shafiei rides bikes against laws and convention in Iran - BBC (June 11, 2015)
US Muslim in Abercrombie hijab court win - BBC (June 1, 2015)
The battle between the veil and the miniskirt - BBC (May 30, 2015)
Rouhani clashes with Iranian clergy over women arrested for 'bad hijab' - TB (May 27, 2015)
Purity balls: Girls in the US making virginity pledges as fathers vow to 'protect purity' - The Independent (May 23, 2015)
Iran's Omid Center Gives Hope to Abused Iranian Women and Girls - NBC (May 23, 2015)
Iranian artist goes on trial for cartoon mocking draft law - BBC (May 19, 2015)
Shirin Neshat: Iranian creates art in exile - BBC Video (May 18, 2015)
The improbable rise of BroadbandTV's Shahrzad Rafati - Digday (May 26, 2015)
Iran bans magazine after 'white marriage' special - Reuters (April 27, 2015)
Take it to the bridge: the Tehran architect striking the right chord in Iran and beyond - TB (April 20, 2015)
Iranian women and sport: every obstacle an opportunity - TB (April 20, 2015)
"The decision for or against the headscarf is wholly a matter for the woman herself" - Qantara (April 20, 2015)
Iran eases ban on women visiting sport events - DW (April 4, 2015)
US Christian wears hijab for 40 days - BBC (April 3, 2015)
British-Iranian woman jailed over volleyball game sees charges dropped - The Guardian (April 2, 2015)
When singing is a revolutionary act: the women challenging Iran's fear of female creativity - Newstatesman (March 25, 2015)
Challenging Iran's women's rights narrative - CNN (March 24, 2015)
Talking to Golnaz Esfandiari, English-Language Journalism's 'Bridge' to Iran - Globalvoicesonline (March 24, 2015)
'The glances they withstand': inside the lives of Iranian women - TB (March 18, 2015)
Rocking the casbah: the gig of a lifetime that put Iranian women back on stage - The Guardian (March 16, 2015)
Iran: Proposed Iranian Laws Are Setback for Women - i On Global Trends (March 14, 2015)
Afghan artist in hiding after 'iron underwear' stunt - BBC (March 12, 2015)
Iran birth drive 'turns women into baby-making machines' - BBC (March 11, 2015)
The Next Einstein May Be A 27-Year-Old Iranian Woman - Forbes (March 10, 2015)
Lebanese TV presenter cuts short interview with Islamist scholar - The Guardian (March 9, 2015)
Fifa's Sepp Blatter calls on Iran to end stadium ban for women - The Guardian (March 6, 2015)
Celebrating Iranian-American Women On International Women's Day - HF (March 6, 2015)
Anousheh Ansari Wins the National Space Society's Space Pioneer Award for "Service to the Space Community" - NSS (March 5, 2015)
How Iran's feminist genie escaped - BBC (March 4, 2015)
Vancouver residents' online campaign nets $20,000 for Quebec woman told to remove hijab in court - Vancouver Sun (February 28, 2015)
US Supreme Court appears in favour of headscarf claim - BBC (February 25, 2015)
Watch: 100 years of Iranian beauty - in one minute - USA Today (February 20, 2015)
Pope Francis meets with Iran's vice president of Women and Family Affairs - Rome Reports (February 12, 2015)
Female Singing At Center Of New Attacks Against Iran's Rohani - RFE/RL (February 7, 2015)
Iranian women stand united in protest and hope at Asian Cup - The Guardian (January 23, 2015)
Miss Lebanon distances herself from photo with Miss Israel - CNN (January 19, 2015)
Iran's footballers under fire at home over 'selfies' with female fans - Telegraph (January 18, 2015)
Iranian-American Filmmaker Breaks Out Of Boxes, Into The Box Office - NPR (January 17, 2015)
Guardians Council Rejects Controversial New Iran Hijab Law - RFE/RL (January 3, 2015)
Iran facing drug abuse crisis... - Daily Mail (January 3, 2015)
The mystery of Marsha Mehran - The Independent (January 1, 2015)
Portrait of Iran, Where Revolution Is Ideological and the Costs Are Human - NY Times (December 31, 2014)
The Last Illusion review - Porochista Khakpour's audacious coming-of-age novel - The Guardian (December 27, 2014)
Iranian Woman's Quest to Become an Astronaut Stars in Documentary - Space (December 14, 2014)
Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bédat on Launching Zady, the Whole Foods of Fashion - Forbes (December 13, 2014)
Tehran's Trail Blazing Tech Entrepreneur - Forbes (December 10, 2014)
Can Iran 'control' its cohabiting couples? - BBC (December 9, 2014)
Anousheh Ansari on going from business to the stars - Fortune (December 3, 2014)
Why Purpose Drives Growth And Profitability - Forbes (December 3, 2014)
Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules on Tehran Metro - BBC (November 28, 2014)
The Complicated Beauty of the Persian Nose - Vice (November 24, 2014)
Volleyball woman Ghoncheh Ghavami out of Iran prison - BBC (November 23, 2014)
Who's That Girl? Actress Sheila Vand on Starring in an Indie Vampire Western and State of Affairs - Vogue (November 20, 2014)
Iranian-British woman charged over opposition links - The Guardian (November 18, 2014)
The Shadow in the Chador - NY Times (November 12, 2014)
Iran sentences British-Iranian activist Ghoncheh Ghavami over volleyball game - BBC (November 2, 2014)
Verdict due on British-Iranian woman arrested at Tehran sports stadium - The Guardian (October 31, 2014)
Remembrance: Muslim designer creates poppy hijab - BBC (October 31, 2014)
The Exiled Heart: A New York Times Correspondent's Story of Fleeing Iran with Her Family - Vogue (October 27, 2014)
Iranian women - The Economist (October 25, 2014)
Iran hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari despite campaign - BBC (October 25, 2014)
Four arrests over acid attacks against women in Iran - BBC (October 20, 2014)
Ghoncheh Ghavami awaits verdict in Iran trial - Telegraph (October 14, 2014)
Remembering Mahsa Shekarloo, Iran's Internet Pioneer and Women's Rights Activist - GlobalVoices (October 11, 2014)
Iran's Jailing of Activist Offers Hint of Liberty Under Rouhani - NY Times (October 11, 2014)
British-Iranian woman goes on hunger strike after arrest for attending men's volleyball match - Telegraph (October 5, 2014)
Family of Briton Ghavami held in Iran appeal for release - BBC (September 25, 2014)
Interview with Anna Nooshin - Chapter Friday (September 24, 2014)
Ghoncheh Ghavami's brother pleads with Iranian president to free sister - The Guardian (September 23, 2014)
Family of Briton Ghavami held in Iran appeal for release - BBC (September 13, 2014)
All-Female Pop Band Perform in Tehran - CHN (September 6, 2014)
British woman, 25, held in notorious Iranian prison after being arrested during rights protest - Telegraph (September 5, 2014)
Iranian Women's Monthly Under Pressure From Hard-Liners - RFE/RL (September 1, 2014)
Alone again, naturally: women singing in Iran - TB (August 29, 2014)
Presidential praise for Iranian math prize winner (with and without head scarf) - CS Monitor (August 13, 2014)
Fields Medal mathematics prize won by woman for first time in its history - The Guardian (August 13, 2014)
Iranian is first woman to nab highest prize in maths - Nature (August 12, 2014)
Iran bans permanent contraception to boost population growth - The Guardian (August 11, 2014)
An official report blows the lid off the secret world of sex - The Economist (August 8, 2014)
High heels and hijabs: Iran's sexual revolution - The New Statesman (August 1, 2014)
#BBCtrending: Iran's washing up liquid protest - BBC (July 15, 2014)
Iran: 'flag' fashion show flops in Tehran - BBC (July 9, 2014)
Iranian women fight for the right to attend sports events in their country - PRI (July 7, 2014)
DKNY's Ramadan collection shows that Muslim dress means more than the burqa - The Independent (July 2, 2014)
TV bans actors with plastic surgery - BBC (June 25, 2014)
Men's Sports, Shorts Not For Women In Iran - RFE/RL (June 24, 2014)
Defying ban, Iranian women watch World Cup with men in public - CNN (June 23, 2014)
For Iran's women, makeup speaks volumes - AFP (June 22, 2014)
Woman's Iran jail case probed by FCO - BBC (May 31, 2014)
My escape to Iran - Salon (May 26, 2014)
Leila Hatami clad in 180-year-old attire at Cannes - Tehran Times (May 25, 2014)
Iran: Divorce parties take off in major cities - BBC (May 20, 2014)
Iranian backlash over Leila Hatami Cannes kiss - BBC (May 19, 2014)
The women in Iran taking off the hijab - BBC (May 12, 2014)
Women addicted to drugs in Iran begin seeking treatment despite taboo - WP (May 12, 2014)
Dress code breaches spark Iran protests - AAP (May 8, 2014)
Iranian Activist Says Her Release Is A Gesture, Not A New Era - NPR (May 5, 2014)
Marsha Mehran, Writer of Iranians' Irish Experience, Dies at 36 - NY Times (May 2, 2014)
Actress: In Iran, my counterpart faces prison - CNN (May 2, 2014)
Hijab couture - The Economist (April 26, 2014)
Iranians increasingly reluctant to comply with strict hijab rules - BBC Video (April 25, 2014)
Iran President Rouhani urges equal rights for women - BBC (April 20, 2014)
IWMF announces inception of Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award - PR (April 15, 2014)
Anja Niedringhaus, Pulitzer-winning photographer, killed in Afghanistan - WP (April 4, 2014)
Gingerly, Iran begins to rock out - CS Monitor (March 30, 2014)
'Modelling Iranian style?: surgical alterations and the 'porn star' look - TB (March 12, 2014)
Iranian Women Make A Push For Greater Opportunities - NPR (March 5, 2014)
My (Brief) Detention By Iran's Morality Police - NPR (March 3, 2014)
Fifa allows wearing of head covers for religious reasons - BBC (March 1, 2014)
Skier Jacky Chamoun's topless photos cause stir in Lebanon - CNN (February 12, 2014)
Iranian women footballers to undergo gender tests - Telegaph (February 7, 2014)
The Fastest Woman in Iran - Majalla (January 24, 2014)
Youth in Iran: Inside and Out - NY Times (January 16, 2014)
Hijab: A woman's rite of passage in Iran - TB (December 19, 2013)
Fernanda Lima and the dress that shocked Iran - BBC (December 10, 2013)
Why some media in Iran doctor photos of women - BBC (December 6, 2013)
'Pomegranate Lady' Depicts The Comedy And Tragedy Of Exile - NPR (December 5, 2013)
Iranian Health Minister Says HIV Infections Soaring - RFE/RL (December 2, 2013)
The myth of patriarchal oppression in Iran - A Voice for Men (November 24, 2013)
In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color - NPR (November 17, 2013)
Iran to ban morality police from targeting women - Telegraph (November 13, 2013)
Fashion Designer Opens Studio on Montrose Avenue - DNA Info Chicago (November 7, 2013)
How Women's Rights Are Linked to U.S.-Iran Negotiations - IPS (November 1, 2013)
Iran sentences activist actress to prison - AP (October 29, 2013)
Long road to getting ban relaxed on Saudi women drivers - BBC (October 27, 2013)
Egypt sex assault victims face long wait for justice - BBC (October 25, 2013)
Khomeini's Granddaughter: I want to start a 'color revolution' - Asharq Al-Awsat (October 13, 2013)
Hijab and High Heels - Qantarra (October 11, 2013)
Why Turkey Lifted Its Ban on the Islamic Headscarf - National Geographic (October 11, 2013)
Turkish TV presenter 'sacked for wearing unacceptably revealing outfit' - Mirror (October 10, 2013)
Miss Universe took part in 'disrespectful' high heels photo shoot in protected grounds of Taj Mahal - Daily Mail (October 8, 2013)
Behind the veil - The Economist (October 3, 2013)
What Rouhani Can and Must Do for Iran's Women - Brookings (October 2, 2013)
Iranian women turn to the 'maison' for shopping and sanctuary - TB (October 2, 2013)
The House is Black Project - Indiegogo (September 30, 2013)
Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters - The Guardian (September 26, 2013)
What happens when a piece of feminist artwork is turned into anti-Islamic propaganda? - New Statesman (September 25, 2013)
Christian Louboutin wants 'far-Right poster featuring shoes killed' - AFP (September 25, 2013)
The Muslim Miss World - Daily Mail (September 19, 2013)
Danish-Iranian artist convicted of racism - Copenhagen Post (September 18, 2013)
Nasrin Sotoudeh 'among freed political prisoners' - BBC (September 18, 2013)
She Who Tells a Story: Female lens on the Arab world - BBC (September 18, 2013)
Miss America Nina Davuluri brushes off racist criticism - AP (September 16, 2013)
Meet Shirin Gerami, Iran's first female triathlete - The Guardian (September 15, 2013)
Keep your eyes off those legs - The Economist (September 14, 2013)
Iran allows first female triathlete to compete for country - The Guardian (September 12, 2013)
"It's Not Just about Suppression" - Qantarra (September 6, 2013)
Iran appoints first female foreign ministry spokeswoman - CNN (September 2, 2013)
Conservatives in ruckus over women's rugby - BBC (August 30, 2013)
Meet the Author: Sehar Delijani - BBC (August 22, 2013)
One Woman's Battle With Bipolar Disorder - Daily Beast (August 20, 2013)
Youth in Iran Part 3: The Politics of Fashion - Iran Primer (August 19, 2013)
City council candidate 'too attractive' for Iranian politics - The Independent (August 14, 2013)
Breaking Free, in Life and on Screen - NY Times (August 9, 2013)
The modern and colorful fashion from Shiraz - DW Persian (August 3, 2013)
Iran's fake models to make it big overseas - France 24 (July 30, 2013)
When I Ran Out of Birth Control in Iran - HP (July 29, 2013)
Sexy spring: How group sex will liberate Iran, China - Salon (July 28, 2013)
Fascinating pictures shed light on the weird and wonderful ways Iranians live behind closed doors - Daily Mail (July 22, 2013)
Dubai rape case Norwegian woman 'free to go' - BBC (July 22, 2013)
Iranian film-maker Mania Akbari: 'Cinema threatens the government' - The Guardian (July 15, 2013)
The Fascinating Fashion Evolution of Iran's State-Imposed Modesty Garments - The Atlantic (July 9, 2013)
Female fans 'cut from live TV sport' - BBC (July 4, 2013)
Muslim women in focus at photo show - Euronews (July 4, 2013)
LAFF: Haifaa Al-Mansour talks about making of Wadjda - LA (June 21, 2013)
LAFF: Nahid Persson Sarvestani talks about making of "My Stolen Revolution" - LA (June 17, 2013)
Shohreh Aghdashloo, from Tehran to Hollywood - LA Times (June 17, 2013)
UN Experts Denounce Iran's 'Discriminatory' Vetting Of Candidates - RFE/RL (May 29, 2013)
Iranian women are second-class citizens - DW (May 27, 2013)
Shadi Parand talks about life as a fashion designer in Iran - video - The Guardian (May 24, 2013)
Mother, Daughter And Doll, by Boushra Almutawakel - The Guardian (May 17, 2013)
Cleric rules out women candidates - BBC (May 16, 2013)
Syrian refugees 'sold for marriage' in Jordan - BBC (May 10, 2013)
Fashion police - The Economist (May 5, 2013)
Turkish Airlines bans air hostesses from wearing red lipstick and nail polish - Daily Mail (May 3, 2013)
'Virginity' explores human rights controversies surrounding women - Daily Bruin (April 19, 2013)
Angelina Jolie opens a girls school in Afghanistan - LA Times (April 2, 2013)
Ermia the talent show winner giving voice to Iran's disenfranchised many - The Guardian (March 29, 2013)
Can niqabs and bikinis live side-by-side? - BBC (March 26, 2013)
Iran is named the nose job capital of world - Daily Mail (March 4, 2013)
Exiled From Iran, A Singer Makes The Case For Beauty - NPR (February 27, 2013)
Burqa business decline for Kabul traders - BBC (February 26, 2013)
Turks Debate Modest Dress Set for Takeoff - NY Times (February 24, 2013)
Proposed Bill To Limit Iranian Women's Travel Reportedly Canceled - RFE/RL (February 22, 2013)
Leeds beauty queen defies glassing to win top title - Yorkshire Evening Post (February 21, 2013)
Afghanistan's first female mayor proves critics wrong - The Guardian (February 22, 2013)
Iranian journalist: 'Every week they try to smear me, discredit me' - The Guardian (January 24, 2013)
Iran Parliament Mulls New Restrictions On Women's Travel - RFE/RL (January 15, 2013)
The new wave of Arab supermodels - BBC (December 22, 2012)
Maryam Mirzakhani Receives 2013 AMS Satter Prize - PR (December 18, 2012)
Pressure mounts on Iran's lawyers - BBC (December 12, 2012)
Nasrin Sotoudeh: Jailed Iran lawyer 'ends hunger strike' - BBC (December 5, 2012)
UN fears for Iranian hunger striker Nasrin Sotoudeh - BBC (December 4, 2012)
Neda Soltani: 'The media mix-up that ruined my life' - BBC (November 14, 2012)
Iran dissidents Sotoudeh and Panahi win Sakharov prize - BBC (October 26, 2012)
Malala Yousafzai: Shot Pakistan girl moves hospitals - BBC (October 11, 2012)
Irishwoman Easkey Britton makes surf waves in Iran - BBC (October 2, 2012)
Iranian jury finds Reuters chief guilty of 'propaganda' and 'spreading lies' - RT (September 30, 2012)
Iranian university bans on women causes consternation - BBC (September 21, 2012)
Iran to give permission for spouse-finding websites - The Guardian (September 20, 2012)
Girls beat up Iran cleric over dress code - CNN (September 20, 2012)
Golshifteh Farahani: 'Exile from Iran is like death' - The Guardian (September 6, 2012)
Scientology, Katie Holmes, and Tom Cruise: Who Is Nazanin Boniadi? - Vanity Fair (September 1, 2012)
Anger as Iran bans women from universities - Telegraph (August 20, 2012)
Iranian woman turned to paddling after being forbidden from wearing swimsuit - Telegraph (August 10, 2012)
Gold Medal or Headscarf? - Qantara (August 9, 2012)
Iran urges baby boom, slashes birth-control programs - AP (July 29, 2012)
Iran sets sights on tackling prostitution - BBC (July 26, 2012)
Film on Iran's first female motor racing champion provokes controversy - Telegraph (July 23, 2012)
Iran's birth control policy sent birthrate tumbling - LA Times (July 22, 2012)
Iran's Morality Police Don't Sound Very Fun - The Atlantic Wire (July 22, 2012)
Iranians Use Facebook To Say 'No' To Compulsory Hijab - RFE/RL (July 20, 2012)
Dubai dress code: 'Cover up', UAE women tell foreigners - BBC (July 5, 2012)
Young women in Iran make their own futures as fashion models - Asahi (June 29, 2012)
Iran's Moral Police combat the "virus" of Western-oriented women - The Commentator (June 27, 2012)
London 2012 Olympics: Saudis allow women to compete - BBC (June 24, 2012)
Popular Pakistani singer Ghazala Javed killed - BBC (June 19, 2012)
Farzaneh Milani named as woman of the year by IWSF - Video (June 16, 2012)
Single Women Gaining Limited Acceptance in Iran - NY Times (June 12, 2012)
Afghan female rapper Susan on her ordeal in Iran - BBC (June 8, 2012)
Your Veil Is a Battleground - NY Times (May 29, 2012)
Home Is Where They Let You Live - NY Times (May 26, 2012)
Medical Student Pursues Both Love of Medicine and Writing - UCon Today (May 25, 2012)
A tale of two Nazanins - CBC (May 23, 2012)
Sahar Biniaz Crowned Miss Universe Canada 2012 - IB Times (May 19, 2012)
Iran's women football fans dream of a return to the terraces - BBC (May 16, 2012)
Shirin Ebadi: An Iranian pioneer marches on for women's equality - CNN (April 13, 2012)
First-cousin marriages come under scrutiny - The Independent (April 8, 2012)
Iran gives Reuters news agency chop over 'ninjas' story - BBC (April 2, 2012)
Iran's Female Ninjas File a Lawsuit: Not Every Iranian Is Out to Kill Us - The Atlantic (March 29, 2012)
Referee refuses to officiate French woman's football match where players wore Muslim headscarves - RFI (March 19, 2012)
Colonel promotes soccer for Afghan girls - AFNS (March 19, 2012)
Table tennis scores high with Afghan women - BBC (March 14, 2012)
Artist from Iran wins Sophie von La Roche award - BBC (March 13, 2012)
'I'll proudly fight for women and Afghanistan' - The Guardian (March 11, 2012)
President Karzai and the 'secondary' sex - Foreign Policy (March 9, 2012)
Iran's women activists: No to war - The Guardian (March 8, 2012)
Afghan women look to emulate meteoric rise of the men's team - The Independent (March 5, 2012)
Afghan clerics' guidelines 'a green light for Talibanisation' - The Guardian (March 5, 2012)
Velcro's dramatic save leads football to lift ban on hijab - The Independent (March 4, 2012)
Iran's female kabaddi players stand second at worlds - Press TV (March 5, 2012)
Headscarves for Women's Games Near Approval - NY Times (March 3, 2012)
From hijab to skimpy bikini: behind the walled beach - SMH (March 1, 2012)
The cost of a divorce in Iran? Your weight in gold - BBC (February 23, 2012)
Iran's female ninjas: fighting for sexual equality - The Guardian (February 19, 2012)
UN Urges Women Footballers To Be Allowed To Wear Head Scarves - RFE/RL (February 12, 2012)
Too revealing: The Algerian runner who risked her life for her shorts - BBC (February 10, 2012)
Why Thousands of Iranian Women Are Training to Be Ninjas - The Atlantic (February 3, 2012)
Women's rugby in Iran suffering - Scrmqueens (January 26, 2012)
Iranian Actress Breaks Taboos, Sparks Scandal By Posing Topless - RFE (January 19, 2012)
Daughter of former Iranian president sentenced to jail - The Guardian (January 3, 2012)
Iranian Authorities Arrest Four Over Facebook Beauty Contest - NY Times (January 31, 2012)
Women to be allowed to work in lingerie shops - The Independent (January 3, 2012)
Ahmadinejad steps into Iran's dress-code debate - WP (December 26, 2011)
Nobel Women?s Initiative highlights prison case of Iran attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh - Womennewsnetwork (December 11, 2011)
The fuss over Veena Malik's 'nude' FHM cover is Pakistan's real shame - The Guardian (December 6, 2011)
Agencies Question Need for Iran's Family Protection Bill - Fox News (November 29, 2011)
Iran to women: No skiing unless with a male guardian - WP (November 10, 2011)
Circumstance Movie Is Not the Revolutionary Portrayal of Iranian Sexual Minorities It Thinks It Is - Huffington Post (November 2, 2011)
Iranian actress released from jail - The Guardian (October 29, 2011)
IWMF Courage Awards - Beverly Hills (October 24, 2011)
Iran's top cop offers to resign if boy-girl survey proves true - CNN (October 12, 2011)
Iranian actor sentenced to 90 lashes for featuring in banned film - The Guardian (October 11, 2011)
Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi jailed for 11 years - The Guardian (September 28, 2011)
Women in Saudi Arabia to vote and run in elections - BBC (September 25, 2011)
Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has jail sentence reduced - The Guardian (September 14, 2011)
Circumstance grazes thematic surface - Daily Trojan (August 28, 2011)
Shahrzad Rafati - Canadian Business (August 11, 2011)
Afghanistan Women: Kicking and Dreaming - Women's Health (July 26, 2011)
Iranian actor arrested en route to women's World Cup - The Guardian (July 15, 2011)
Iran's leader hits out at segregation of students - The Scotsman (July 7, 2011)
A Separation ? review - The Guardian (June 30, 2011)
Iranian film-maker detained in notorious Tehran prison - The Guardian (June 30, 2011)
Saudi women take to the road in show of defiance - The Independent (June 18, 2011)
Interview with Holly Dagres - UCLA (June 15, 2011)
The next sporty must-have is not just for Muslim women - The Guardian (June 11, 2011)
Traffic police regulate Iran's dress code - BBC (June 8, 2011)
Iran's women footballers banned from Olympics because of Islamic strip - The Guardian (June 6, 2011)
Iran to complain over women's ban - SBS (June 6, 2011)
Bahrain lobbies to retain Grand Prix as Formula One staff are held and abused - The Independent (June 3, 2011)
Britain asks Iran to investigate death of women's rights activist Haleh Sahabi - The Guardian (June 2, 2011)
Iran?s Next Generation - Newsweek (May 29, 2011)
Fatemeh Fakhraie: A feminist Muslim breaks stereotypes - Oregonlive (May 28, 2011)
Saudi woman detained as freedom drive goes viral - SMH (May 23, 2011)
Dorothy Parvaz - three days in a Syrian jail listening to people being tortured - The Guardian (May 20, 2011)
Al-Jazeera journalist who went missing in Syria is released - The Guardian (May 18, 2011)
Father's concern for journalist daughter believed to be in Iranian custody - The Guardian (May 12, 2011)
Variegated veils - BBC (May 12, 2011)
Missing in Syria: a brave journalist, a close friend - Irish Times (May 7, 2011)
Tajikistan government's strict wedding rules - BBC (April 14, 2011)
The Saudi women taking small steps for change - BBC (March 28, 2011)
Passion, Drive Pay Off for Iranian Bikini Designer - VOA (March 24, 2011)
Shirin Ebadi's husband talks about their relationship and her work (March 11, 2011)
Tajik women pressured to wear hijab - Central Asia (March 10, 2011)
The riskiest job in Iran - The Guardian (March 7, 2011)
Bita Daryabari a tireless advocate for Iranians - San Francisco Chronicle (February 27, 2011)
Iranian American Women's Leadership Conference - Irvine (January 30, 2011)
EU's Lady Ashton given 'cover-up' in Iran press - BBC (January 25, 2011)
Women soccer fans in Iran may be banned from live broadcasts - CNN (January 22, 2011)
Iran cracks down on Valentine's Day - Stuff (January 19, 2011)
Iranian models take the hijab to the catwalk - NDTV (January 17, 2011)
Iran rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh 'gets 11 years jail' - BBC (January 10, 2011)
Justice for the symbol of Afghan cruelty - The Independent (December 9, 2010)
Iran's Divorce Rate Stirs Fears of Society in Crisis - NY Times (December 6, 2010)
Iran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urges girls to marry at 16 - The Guardian (November 21, 2010)
Iran fails to get seat in UN women's rights agency - BBC (November 10, 2010)
IWMF Courage Awards - Beverly Hills (October 21, 2010)
Iranian Police Chief Targets Women Cyclists, Roller-Skaters - RFE/RL (October 20, 2010)
Halal cosmetics scent the sweet smell of success - The Independent (October 10, 2010)
Iran: With a bow and arrow, a little bit of freedom - Global Post (October 8, 2010)
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's closest aide calls for more women's rights - The Guardian (September 29, 2010)
Ava Kashani talks about the Society of Persian Sisterhood - Irvine (September 26, 2010)
Iranian court jails human rights activist for 'waging war against God' - The Guardian (September 19, 2010)
Lebanese poet Haddad pushes boundaries on erotica - BBC (September 13, 2010)
Iranian woman facing deportation is at risk of stoning, says MP - The Guardian (September 13, 2010)
Iran: women on the frontline of the fight for rights - The Guardian (September 12, 2010)
Tala Raassi, the creator of Dar be Dar swimsuit talks about her line and experience in Iran - Video (September 7, 2010)
Iranian media warned after paper calls Carla Bruni-Sarkozy a 'prostitute' - The Guardian (August 31, 2010)
Iran calls crusading Carla Bruni 'a prostitute' - The Scotsman (August 30, 2010)
Controversial 'Family Bill' Returns To Iranian Parliament's Agenda - RFE/RL (August 24, 2010)
Afghan elections: Record number of women stand for parliament - The Guardian (August 24, 2010)
Oriflame workers detained in Iran as operations shut - BBC (August 23, 2010)
FIFA OKs Iranian team's Islamic garb - Press TV (August 15, 2010)
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani 'confesses' to murder on Iran state TV - The Guardian (August 12, 2010)
Iranian facing stoning speaks: 'It's because I'm a woman' - The Guardian (August 6, 2010)
Iranian women's rugby team take to the field wearing modesty-preserving headscarves and tracksuits - Daily Mail (August 5, 2010)
Iran stoning case woman fainted on hearing sentence, says cellmate - The Guardian (July 27, 2010)
'Leave your job or we will cut your head off your body...' - The Independent (July 17, 2010)
The great Iranian cover-up - Times of India (July 10, 2010)
Iran halts woman's death by stoning - The Guardian (July 8, 2010)
Iran rejects female football team's headgear - The Independent (July 8, 2010)
Scientists say blood test will predict menopause - The Guardian (June 27, 2010)
The brutal crackdowns only make Iran's women stronger - The Guardian (June 8, 2010)
New Saudi marriage contracts to ask the bride's age - BBC (June 2, 2010)
Iranian authorities step up arrests of women for 'immodest' dress - WP (June 1, 2010)
Interview with Roya Hakakian - Santa Monica (May 28, 2010)
Arab-American crowned 2010 Miss USA - AP (May 17, 2010)
Marjane Satrapi, writer and director: My Cannes - The Guardian (May 16, 2010)
Muslim designers mix the hijab with latest fashions - BBC (May 14, 2010)
Youths arrested in Iran for 'lustful' behaviour at illegal concert - The Guardian (May 7, 2010)
Iranian civil rights protester is spared deportation - The Guardian (May 5, 2010)
Iran civil rights activist could face 'honour killing' if deported from UK - The Guardian (May 4, 2010)
Fifa allows Iran girl footballers to cover their heads - BBC (May 3, 2010)
Canada slams Iran's election to women's rights panel - Canoe (May 1, 2010)
Belgium passes Europe's first ban on wearing burka in public - The Independent (May 1, 2010)
Suntanned women to be arrested under Islamic dress code - Telegraph (April 27, 2010)
Women to blame for earthquakes, says Iran cleric - The Guardian (April 19, 2010)
Sex-change Iranian actor returns to screens - The Guardian (March 19, 2010)
Iranian women?s rights activists win first Reporters Without Borders netizen prize - RSF (March 12, 2010)
In Tajikistan, Women Fill a Void - NY Times (March 10, 2010)
Iranian suitors offered online marriage course - The Guardian (March 9, 2010)
Iranian poet Simin Behbahani handed 'travel ban' - BBC (March 8, 2010)
Iran's role model and inspiration - on skis - BBC (February 24, 2010)
Iran cancels concert over women musicians: report - SMH (February 23, 2010)
Olympic dream a reality for Iran's female skier - CNN (February 10, 2010)
How I Survived 40 Lashes - Marie Claire (February 5, 2010)
Turkish girl, 16, buried alive for talking to boys - The Guardian (February 4, 2010)
Iran's female motocross champion gets uphill ride - Telegraph (December 21, 2009)
Turkey considers fate of detained Iran Raelian leader - BBC (November 26, 2009)
Iranian wins Dutch rights award - BBC (November 9, 2009)
Roxana Saberi at the premiere of "No One Knows About Persian Cats - Hollywood (November 2, 2009)
Dr. Haleh Esfandiari Lecture & Book Signing - UCLA (October 26, 2009)
The Politics of Marriage in Contemporary Iran (Lecture in Persian) - UCLA (October 25, 2009)
The Politics of Marriage in Contemporary Iran - UCLA (October 23, 2009)
Iran's women are not afraid - The Guardian (October 6, 2009)
Women who fight for freedom - The Guardian (October 6, 2009)
Iran police 'target mannequins' - BBC (September 22, 2009)
Iran set to allow first transsexual marriage - The Guardian (September 11, 2009)
Iran backs first woman minister - BBC (September 3, 2009)
Row over Iran's women ministers - BBC (August 22, 2009)
Women 'to join Iranian cabinet' - BBC (August 16, 2009)
CSUN grad student Esha Momeni, formerly imprisoned in Iran, returns to Los Angeles - Daily Sundail (August 14, 2009)
Threats Cloud Afghan Women's Political Ambitions - NPR (August 5, 2009)
Human rights lawyer detained as Iran unrest spirals - CNN (July 18, 2009)
Feminist waves in the Iranian Green Tsunami? - Tehran Bureau (June 29, 2009)
Role of Women In Iran Protest Kindles Hope - Washington Post (June 27, 2009)
Beautiful Iranian Women Pivotal In Iran Election Coverage - WNN (June 26, 2009)
Iranian women take key role in protests - USA Today (June 24, 2009)
Iranian women's citizenship limbo - The Guardian (May 16, 2009)
Power of women in Iran's election - BBC (June 10, 2009)
Iranian Women Set Sights On Upcoming Election - NPR (June 6, 2009)
Freed Saberi thanks supporters - BBC (May 12, 2009)
Recreating virginity in Iran - The Guardian (May 12, 2009)
Christiane Amanpour talks about the global women's rights awards - Beverly Hills (April 29, 2009)
The One Million Signatures Campaign at the Global Women's Rights Awards - Gallery (April 29, 2009)
Iran jails journalist as US spy - BBC (April 18, 2009)
Kurdish women seek football freedom - BBC (April 17, 2009)
Karzai bows to international calls to scrap Afghan 'rape' law - The Guardian (April 5, 2009)
Rights of women in Afghanistan - The Guardian (April 3, 2009)
Iran women to get equal insurance - BBC (March 19, 2009)
Iran to send female skier to Winter Games - CNN (March 17, 2009)
Local Chicago resident joins in fight to end breast cancer with Avon Foundation - PR (March 12, 2009)
Mayaha Petrosian: Iranian actress takes a turn behind the camera - CS Monitor (March 10, 2009)
Tehran, city of love - The Guardian (March 4, 2009)
Iranian police arrest pornographic film actors - The Guardian (March 4, 2009)
Iran 'holds unlicensed' reporter - BBC (March 2, 2009)
Lipstick revolution: Iran's women are taking on the mullahs - The Independent (February 26, 2009)
Asylum for lesbian on the run from Iran - The Independent (February 16, 2009)
Women's rights under Iran's revolution - BBC (February 12, 2009)
Roset Melamed, An Iranian Beauty Queen - NPR (February 10, 2009)
Iran's women on the frontline - BBC (February 10, 2009)
How the veil became compulsory shortly after the revolution - DW Persian (February 8, 2009)
Iranian women make gains, but barriers remain - VPR (February 5, 2009)
Iranian Women Slowly Winning More Rights - CBS News (February 2, 2009)
Despite Odds, Women's Movement Persists In Iran - NPR (February 1, 2009)
Iranian football boss in trouble over 'battle of sexes' claims - The Guardian (January 26, 2009)
The end of a childhood - The Guardian (January 19, 2009)
Something inside so strong - The Guardian (January 16, 2009)
Premarital sex on rise as Iranians delay marriage, survey finds - The Guardian (December 29, 2008)
Octogenarian forced to seek out lost father for wedding approval - The Guardian (December 20, 2008)
Dating site 'prostitution', says Iran - The Guardian (December 11, 2008)
Iran arrests 49 for wearing 'satanic' clothing - Telegraph (December 4, 2008)
Iran to set up marriage bureaux - BBC (December 1, 2008)
Eye for an eye: Iranian man sentenced to be blinded for acid attack - The Guardian (November 28, 2008)
Taxi revolution on Tehran streets - BBC (November 25, 2008)
Acid attacks and rape: growing threat to women who oppose traditional order - The Guardian (November 22, 2008)
Pardis Mahdavi talks about "Iran's Sexual Revolution" - UCLA (November 19, 2008)
Interview with Nushin Arbabzadah - UCLA (November 17, 2008)
Iran frees American-born grad student - CNN (November 11 , 2008)
Sabine El Gemayal talks about Niloofar - Hollywood (November 1, 2008)
Concern for US woman held in Iran - BBC (October 26, 2008)
Iranian women: fighting for the right to learn - Radio Netherlands (October 24, 2008)
Christiane Amanpour talks about IWMF Awards - Beverly Hills (October 16, 2008)
Courage in Journalism Awards - Beverly Hills (October 16, 2008)
Iranian Actress Heads Into a Storm - Washington Post (October 11, 2008)
In gender-sensitive Iran, a car designed specially for women - The Guardian (October 7, 2008)
From Veiled to Jailed - Harvard Crimson (October 5, 2008)
Trendy in Tehran - CNN Video (September 10, 2008) | Youtube
Iranian women battle the system - BBC (September 5, 2008)
Iranian women's rights campaigners imprisoned - The Guardian (September 4, 2008)
Iran rejects easing polygamy law - BBC (September 2, 2008)
Hollywood postponed - The Guardian (August 22, 2008)
Iran bars spy film actor from travelling abroad - The Guardian (August 21, 2008)
High hopes of Iran's women rowers - BBC (August 1, 2008)
How to find a hot date in Tehran - join the traffic jam - The Guardian (July 14, 2008)
Fashion industry thrives in Iran - Video (July 13, 2008)
'Harassed' Iran student arrested - BBC (June 20, 2008)
Women-only park sparks battle of the sexes - RT (June 19, 2008)
New Iranian dress code crackdown - BBC (June 16, 2008)
Fashion still a passion for some Iranians - Seattle Times (April 25, 2008)
How To Spot a Persian Prostitute - Slate (April 23, 2008)
Iran anti-vice chief 'in brothel' - BBC (April 16, 2008)
Iran pressed to free campaigner - BBC (April 12, 2008)
Introducing the directors from behind the veil - The Independent (April 11, 2008)
Shusha Guppy: Iranian singer, writer and composer who moved freely among intellectual circles - The Guardian (March 24, 2008)
Maryam Firouz ?Iran?s Red Princess? Rememberd - BBC Persian (March 14, 2008)
Iran dissident defies jail fighting for equality - Telegraph (March 2, 2008)
Iran 'targeting' women activists - BBC (February 28, 2008)
Sex change in Iran - BBC (February 26, 2008)
Iran bans female 'Schumacher' - BBC (February 19, 2008)
Turks set to ease headscarf ban - BBC (February 9, 2008)
Dr. Fatemeh Haghighatjoo Lecture - Gallery (January 14, 2008)
Forget the stereotypes: Iran's women are active and organised - The Guardian (January 9, 2008)
The secret lives of us - The Guardian (January 2, 2008)
Prostitution ordeal of Iraqi girls - BBC (December 3, 2007)
Young woman doctor who fell foul of Iran's 'love police' was strangled - The Guardian (December 2, 2007)
Iranian child victim of prostitution - BBC (November 29, 2007)
Iranian court reopens Kazemi case - BBC (November 27, 2007)
Iran launches anti-vice crackdown - BBC (November 12, 2007)
Afghan TV channel seeks models - Telegraph (October 2, 2007)
Beyond the veil: Lives of women in Iran - MSNBC (September 13, 2007)
Molding the Ideal Islamic Citizen - NY Times (September 9, 2007)
High penalty for lonely political exile - SMH (August 20, 2007)
Afghan women footballers kick off - BBC (August 16, 2007)
Iran's kayakers take crash course in America - USA Today (August 5, 2007)
Women's bill 'unites' Iran and US - BBC (July 31, 2007)
Father-to-be allowed into delivery room for first time in Iran - The Guardian (July 23, 2007)
Iran to intensify dress crackdown - BBC (July 15, 2007)
Gozaar Seminar: Freedom of Expression in Iran - Gallery (June 13, 2007)
Iran talks up temporary marriages - BBC (June 2, 2007)
Iranian Women's Movements and One Million Signatures Campaign (May 22, 2007)
Seized - for showing their hair - The Guardian (May 2, 2007)
Tehran dress code: Iranian views - BBC (April 30, 2007)
Crackdown in Iran over dress codes - BBC (April 27, 2007)
Anger at Iran dress restrictions - BBC (April 23, 2007)
Lives and Images of Women of Ancient Persia - Gallery (April 21, 2007)
Middle East memoirs up for prize - BBC (April 12, 2007)
Sheema Kalbasi Reading & Interview (April 12, 2007)
Dr. Fatemeh Moghadam Lecture: Understanding the Changing Economic Role of Women in Iran (April 8, 2007)
'Halal' Music Makes a Comeback - Time Magazine (March 30, 2007)
Vaziri Wins World Championship, Matches Own World Record - CSTV (March 29, 2007)
Iranian Women Activists Gain Momentum - NPR (March 17, 2007)
For Iranian-born Designer, Fashion Is Ticket to American Dream - USINFO (March 12, 2007)
Iranian women struggle for equality - BBC (March 8, 2007)
Iran police stop women's protest - BBC (March 8, 2007)
Iranian women activists released - BBC (March 8, 2007)
Mehrangiz Kar Lecture & Interview (March 6, 2007)
Iran women arrested over protest - BBC (March 4, 2007)
Iran's speed queen - The Guardian (March 4, 2007)
The One Million Signatures Campaign - Gallery (March 1, 2007)
Anousheh Ansari Lecture & Discussion at UCLA - Gallery (March 1, 2007)
How We Learned to Love the Veil - Azadeh Moaveni (February 22, 2007)
Simin Behbahani pays tribute to Forough Farokhzad - BBC Persian (February 13, 2007)
Iranian taxi company breaks rank to enlist women cabbies - The Guardian (February 2, 2007)
A Genre in the Service of Empire - ZNET (January 31, 2007)
The Tale of Two Nazanins - PR (January 5, 2007)
Sex and shopping brings HIV crisis in Iran - The Guardian (January 3, 2007)
Iran police move into fashion business - BBC (January 2, 2007)
Fashion factor fuels Iran's Aids fears - The Guardian (January 2, 2007)
Spy camera warning for Iran women - BBC (November 24, 2006)
Iranian actor in sex video scandal says ex-fiance faked footage - The Guardian (November 23, 2006)
Iran's fundamentalists push for segregation on campus - The Guardian (November 20, 2006)
Inside Iran : Sex And The City - San Francisco Chronicle (November 9, 2006)
Iranian soap star faces lashing after sex tape made public - The Guardian (November 8, 2006)
Iranian Women in Exile Finding Voices Through Literature - Washington File (November 6, 2006)
Book About Wartime Iran a Statement Against Dictatorships - Washington File (November 6, 2006)
Dead woman painting - The Guardian (October 24, 2006)
Angel of Peckham's gift of giving - BBC (October 17, 2006)
Citizenship Rights in Iran: One Step Forward, Many More to Take - Qantara (October 11, 2006)
Iran's female racing champion barred from defending title - The Guardian (October 4, 2006)
Nazanin To Participate In Two Prestigious Events - PR (October 2, 2006) | In Persian
Space tourist in Earth touchdown - BBC (September 29, 2006)
Anousheh Ansari answers a question during a news conference with ISS Expedition 13 and 14 crewmembers - Pars Times/ NASA TV (September 22, 2006)
Women graduates challenge Iran - BBC (September 19, 2006)
Who Will Defend Iran's Women - Human Events (September 15, 2006)
For Iranian native, trip to space her lifelong dream - USA Today (September 1, 2006)
Muslim Miss England attacks Blair - BBC (August 31, 2006)
Actress Mahtab Keramati appointed UNICEF National Ambassador - PR (August 27, 2006)
Fortune smiles on space race sponsor - BBC (August 23, 2006)
Nazanin, To Be Honored at the United Nations in New York... - PR (August 23, 2006)
Survey: The attitudes of female Iranian immigrants... (August 22, 2006)
Germany gives Iran lesbian asylum - BBC (August 8, 2006)
Message from Shirin Ebadi (August 5, 2006)
Polo players overcome Iran barriers - BBC (July 29, 2006)
Iranian Woman Blazes Trail Into Space - UPI (July 24, 2006)
Execution of a teenage girl - BBC (July 22, 2006)
Iran's fashion police put on a show of chadors to stem west's cultural invasion - The Guardian (July 14, 2006)
Women's rights gathering, Tehran - Freethoughts (June 14, 2006)
Iran bloggers back women's protest - BBC (June 13, 2006)
Iran police beat women activists - BBC (June 12, 2006)
Iran 1 Female fans 0 - The Guardian (June 11, 2006)
Women's Gains at Risk in Iran's New Parliament - Women's eNews (June 8, 2006)
Iran's female fans yet to win equality - BBC (June 6, 2006)
Barred from the game they love - Telegraph (June 2, 2006)
The troublemaker - The Guardian (June 2, 2006)
Women and football in Iran - BBC (May 25, 2006)
Shirin Ebadi Lecture and Booksigning - Gallery (May 15, 2006)
Iran women sports ruling vetoed - BBC (May 8, 2006)
Iran clergy angry over women fans - BBC (April 26, 2006)
Sporting chance for Iranian women - BBC (April 24, 2006)
Iran launches Islamic dress drive - BBC (April 21, 2006)
Shirin Ebadi & Jody Williams Press Conference - Gallery (April 12, 2006)
Global Women's Rights Awards - Gallery (April 11, 2006)
Images of Iranian Women in the Arts - Gallery (March 12, 2006)
Women's rights on Iranian agenda - BBC (March 7, 2006)
Int. Women's Day Demonstartion - Santa Monica (March 7, 2006)
Int. Women's Day Celebration - Gallery (February 25, 2006)
The Secret behind Iranian Traditional Women?s Day - CHN (February 24, 2006)
Iranian activist details dearth of women's rights - Pilotonline (February 22, 2006)
Swedes step ahead on ethnic harmony - IHT (February 17, 2006)
Behind the veil - Telegraph (January 26, 2006)
Reform in Iranian Women Dresses? ?Maybe this is the End? - CHN (January 24, 2006)
Iran bans newspaper over photos - BBC (January 2, 2006)
UK Muslim model to make history - BBC (December 10, 2005)
Sport and the scarf - BBC (December 9, 2005)
Sanctioning of Iran by Iranians - Free Thoughts (December 3, 2005)
Women of the World awards gala - Gallery (November 19, 2005)
Ideological Tyranny in Iranian Women's Studies: A Response to Shahrzad Mojab (November 14, 2005)
IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards - Gallery (November 2, 2005)
Parvin Paidar - The Guardian (October 27, 2005)
Across the secular-religious divide (October 27, 2005)
TV show aims to be Afghan Oprah - BBC (October 1, 2005)
Election hopes of Afghan women - BBC (August 14, 2005)
BBC Interview with Dr. Afshar | Audio
Afghan TV broaches marriage taboos - BBC (August 2, 2005)
Globalized Iranian American women are nudging their homeland toward democracy. - LA Times (July 31, 2005) | Audio
Iraqi women fear for their rights - BBC (July 25, 2005)
Tough life for Tajik women - BBC (July 23, 2005)
Crisis in Iranian women's Studies (July 14, 2005)
The Iranian star of 24 thought hard before taking the role - The Age (July 14, 2005)
In Iran, women are taking up the pen - IHT (June 29 2005)
Iranian women shun reform - The Scotsman (June 24, 2005)
Khomeini's unlikely legacy to women's rights - The Scotsman (June 18, 2005)
Women hold the key - The Guardian (June 15, 2005)
As Elections Near, Iranian Women Stage Protest - NPR (June 13, 2005)
Iranian women gatecrash team's World Cup party - The Scotsman (June 9, 2005)
At a Soccer Match, Women Kick Iran's Ban to the Curb - Washington Post (June 9, 2005)
Iranian women kick out against football ban - The Guardian (June 6, 2005)
Spoilt for choice - The Guardian (June 4, 2005)
Iranian women protest against presidential candidacy disqualification - People's Daily (June 2, 2005)
An Everest first for Muslim women - The Sctosman (May 31, 2005)
'I'm doing this for all Muslim women' - The Guardian (May 26, 2005)
Democracy Under The Veil - Washington Post (May 25, 2005)
Go Ask Your Mother - Washington Post (May 8, 2005)
Vanity and boredom fuel Iran's nose job boom - The Guardian (May 7, 2005)
Afghan girls kick down old barriers - CS Monitor (May 4, 2005)
Iran: Nose Job Capital Of World - CBS (May 2, 2005)
Ebadi anger at women election ban - BBC (April 25, 2005)
Covered head to toe in silk and color - CS Monitor (April 13, 2005)
Iran liberalises laws on abortion - BBC (April 12, 2005)
The fast and the furious - The Guardian (April 8, 2005)
Mehrangiz Kar speaks truth to power - Harvard Gazette (April 7, 2005)
'Strange marks of violence' - The Guardian (April 5, 2005)
Fearless Women Gallery - Santa Monica (April 3, 2005) | Shohreh Aghdashloo's Portrait
Iran: Prize-Winning Documentary Exposes Hidden Side Of Iranian Society - RFE (March 25, 2005)
Gallery: Women of Afghanistan - BBC Persian (March 25, 2005)
Aghdashloo clocks fame on '24' - USA Today (March 21, 2005)
Helping Afghan women be healthy - BBC (March 20, 2005)
New Poems of Simin Behbahani - BBC Persian (March 18, 2005)
Iran salutes female 'Schumacher' - BBC (March 14, 2005)
Lipstick and political resistance - San Francisco Chronicle (March 13, 2005)
Miss Germany is Miss Europe 2005 - AFP (March 13, 2005)
A Poet Who Pointed the Way to a New Iran - Washington Post (March 12, 2005)
Smelly divorce hits Iranian court - BBC (March 2, 2005)
Afghan woman eyes the governor's job - BBC (February 26, 2005)
Iran Girl Gets 100 Lashes For Sex - CBS (February 25, 2005)
Woman to rule Afghan province - The Guardian (February 16, 2005)
Iranian Women's Project - ISAA (February 14, 2005)
Analysis: Despite Short-Term Reversals, Iranian Women's Status Likely To Improve - RFE (February 11, 2005)
Simin Behbahani Lecture in London - BBC Persian (February 7, 2005)
Iran's Regime Terrorizes Women - VOA News (February 7, 2005)
Interview with Afsaneh Sadeghi - DW Persian Audio (February 3, 2005)
Playing Against (Stereo)type - NY Times (January 23, 2005)
Iran opens up presidency to women - BBC (January 22, 2005)
U.S. Monitors Iranian Action against Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi - Washington File (January 14, 2005)
Iranian rape case woman pardoned - BBC (January 13, 2005)
Hejab is still an issue in Iran - BBC Persian (January 6, 2005)
Forough Farokhzad remembered on occasion of her 70th birthday - BBC Persian (January 5, 2005)
Iran's sex-change operations - BBC (January 5, 2005)
Sexuality Education and female students in Iran - BBC Persian (January 1, 2005)
Opinion: I shall rescue you: Neither British nor American Imperialism (December 27, 2004)
An "angel" of Bam - BBC (December 25, 2004)
Dutch Parliament Gives 15 Million Euro to set up a Persian TV Station (Farah Karimi, Dutch MP) - RadioFarda (December 21, 2004)
Under Iran's 'divinely ordained justice', girls as young as nine are charged with 'moral crimes'. - Telegraph (December 19, 2004)
Two face death after Iran morality trial - The Guardian (December 19, 2004)
Being a Women in an Islamic State - BBC Persian (December 17, 2004)
Women 'bearing the brunt of war' - BBC (December 8, 2004)
Kandahar's woman detective - BBC (November 22, 2004)
Silencing a modern Scheherazade - IHT (November 17, 2004)
The American rule that gags foreigners - IHT (November 17, 2004)
Women struggle in Afghan cinema - BBC (November 12, 2004)
Women's media, rights groups urged to take action after second woman arrested on Internet-related charges - Reporters sans frontières (November 5, 2004)
Women against women - The Iranian (November 4, 2004)
Opinion: Politics of Rights (November 4, 2004)
Gender equality is tyranny against men: Iranian MP - AFP (October 31, 2004)
Miss taken identity - The Iranian (October 26, 2004)
2003 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Joins Battle Against Treasury Department for Free Speech - PR (October 26, 2004)
The veil is slowly lifting for Muslim women athletes - The Guardian (October 11, 2004)
Individualism in Iran - Harvard Crimson Online (October 8, 2004)
Iranian women forced to stay home for German soccer - Reuters (October 7, 2004)
Silence over Afghan women's rights - BBC (October 7, 2004)
Canadian Miss World Beauty to address the Oxford Union in England - PR (October 6, 2004)
Iran MPs push for women's rights - BBC (October 5, 2004)
Afghan warlords 'threaten women' - BBC (October 5, 2004)
Iran Moves to Roll Back Rights Won by Women - NY Times (September 19, 2004)
Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Winner Says Human Rights Ignored by Tehran - VOA News (September 10, 2004)
Women?s Rights and Women?s Lives in Iran - VOA News (September 5, 2004)
Interview: Shirin Neshat, photographer and film maker - New Zealand Herald (August 25, 2004)
Iran's Parliament Debates National Dress Code - VOA News (August 23, 2004)
The World's 100 Most Powerful Women - Forbes (August 20, 2004)
Muslim Women Break Barriers to Reach Olympics - NPR (August 20, 2004)
Pakistani girl makes Olympic history - BBC (August 20, 2004)
Parliament proposes Iranian national dress - AFP (August 20, 2004)
Iran's sportswomen adapt to religious custom - BBC (August 16, 2004)
Women to get Tehran park space - The Guardian (August 12, 2004)
Olympics 2004: Muslim Women Athletes Move Ahead, But Don't Leave Faith Behind - RFE (August 2, 2004)
Top Iranian Arrested over Marriage - The Scotsman (July 28, 2004)
Iran 'killer of rapist' reprieved - BBC (july 27, 2004)
Hardline fears over 'proper' attire in Iran - The Scotsman (July 17, 2004)
The Power of Youth - Spiegel (July 12, 2004)
Iran police in fashion crackdown - BBC (July 12, 2004)
Afghan women's Olympic dream - BBC (June 22, 2004)
Iran cracks down on summer dress - BBC (June 21, 2004)
Women's Gains at Risk in Iran's New Parliament - Womenenews (June 8, 2004)
Author Finds That With Fame Comes Image Management - NY Times (June 8, 2004)
An ?obstacle race? in Iran involving rituals and taboos & tests - Guardian Weekly (June 6, 2004)
Tehran street slang is bestseller - BBC (May 31, 2004)
Women in Iran Protest Their Images on State TV - Women's eNews (May 20, 2004)
Iran MPs push for women's rights - BBC (May 10, 2004)
Drink, drugs and sex on the slopes: the secret world of Iranian youth - (BBC Persian) (May 8, 2004)
Belgian sisters return from Iran - BBC (May 6, 2004)
Sousan Remembered - BBC Persian (May 5, 2004)
Iran court allows return of two girls to mother in Belgium - The Scotsman (May 4, 2004)
Shirin Ebadi Lecture: Human Rights and Economic Development - World Bank (May 3, 2004)
UN Human Rights Group Ingnores Iran - VOA News (May 2, 2004)
Commentary: 'Funny in Farsi' - NPR (April 20, 2004)
Jaleh Kazemi remembered by Peers, Family and Friends - BBC Persian (April 17, 2004)
Voices in Iran Struggling to Be Heard - Washington File (April 9, 2004)
Bush and Ebadi on Rights - VOA News (March 25, 2004)
Afghan women scarred by 'hidden' abuse - BBC (March 9, 2004)
Vigilantes stop Iran women's demo - BBC (March 8, 2004)
Iranian Nobel Laureate Pleas for Women's Rights in Islamic Countries - VOA (March 8, 2004)
Simin Behbehani, A Poet For The Ages, Captures Nation's Suffering And Joys - RFE (March 5, 2004)
Iranian penfriends: Tehran to Toronto - BBC (February 20, 2004)
Iran's disappointed women - BBC (February 19, 2004)
Growing NGO Community Offers Political Activism Where Government Does Not - RFE (February 16, 2004)
Iran's young elite face trial by fire - CS Monitor (February 13, 2004)
Postcards from Iran: Tehran party - BBC (February 13, 2004)
Mystery death highlights divisions in Iran - BBC (February 13, 2004)
Valentine's Day in Iran - NPR (February 12, 2004)
My Name is Iran - NPR (February 2, 2004)
When the veil means freedom - The Guardian (January 20, 2004)
Afghan TV U-turn on women singers - BBC (January 16, 2004)
Moving stories: Azar Nafisi - BBC (January 2, 2004)
Iran Dancer Detained After Performance - AP (December 25, 2003)
Women in Iran Deem Rape Laws Unfair - Womennews (December 21, 2003)
Veiled threat - The Guardian (December 12, 2003)
Video Summary of the Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (7 min.) - Nobel Museum (December 10, 2003)
Busy day for peace prize winner - Aftenposten (December 10, 2003)
Generation Gap Widening As Conservatives Try To Enforce Islamic Social Codes - RFE (December 9, 2003)
Iranian Women Win Better Child Custody Rights - Feminist Daily News Wire (December 5, 2003)
Violence Against Women -- In Iran, Abuse Is Part Of The Culture - RFE (November 25, 2003)
Tehran Begins To Confront The 'Time Bomb' Of HIV/AIDS - RFE (November 10, 2003)
Iranian Women Encouraged by Nobel Peace Prize - VOA News (November 17, 2003)
Islamic Feminism - NPR (October 22, 2003)
Women in Iran - The Economist (October 16, 2003)
One-woman machine who took on Iran's clerics - The Guardian (October 11, 2003)
With Shirin Ebadi's Nobel prize, I became empowered - Gobarg Bashi (October 10, 2003)
Shirin Ebadi wins Nobel Peace Prize - Aftenposten (October 10, 2003)
The Nobel Peace Prize 2003 - press release (October 10, 2003)
Interview with Shirin Ebadi - NPR (October 10, 2003)
Iran's policewomen return to the beat - BBC (October 4, 2003)
Iran woman awaits execution - The Guardian (September 27, 2003)
Through the veil - The Guardian (September 13, 2003)
Women in Iran's poorest province work together for better lives - UNDP (September 2, 2003)
In Iran, no men allowed at women's music fest - CS Monitor (August 22, 2003)
Iran women's bill rejected - BBC (August 12, 2003)
Eating burgers beneath the veil - BBC (July 19, 2003)
Iran's frustrated generation - BBC (July 10 , 2003)
Comedy of growing up unveiled - CS Monitor (July 10, 2003)
Proliferating Iranian weblogs give voice to taboo topics - CS Monitor (June 23, 2003)
Iran tells women to button up - BBC (May 25, 2003)
Women's Capabilities in Legal Practice: Amending Wrong Notions - Discorse Quarterly (May 23, 2003)
Rebel in exile - The Guardian (May 15, 2003)
Progress, Obstacles for Iranian Women - Feminist Majority Foundation (May 6, 2003)
Iranian actress escapes lashing - BBC (February 23, 2003)
Iranian football club admits female fans - BBC (January 10, 2003)
Women set to join Iran police - BBC (January 4, 2003)
Drugs and prostitution - Iran uncovered - BBC Video (December 11, 2002)
Iranian woman chops off husband's ear when asked why she was late home - Ananova (November 16, 2002)
Female Musicians in Iran - Toseh Daily (November 4, 2002)
Iran hires first woman bus driver - BBC (November 2, 2002)
Iranian women sign up for motorcycle lessons - Ananova (October 28, 2002)
Games beneath the veil uncovered - The Guardian (October 26, 2002)
A revolution crumbles - The Guardian (October 5, 2002)
Iran's women fans await stadium access - BBC (September 22, 2002)
Iran bans women, youth from smoking water-pipe - AFP (August 8, 2002)
Proposal Debated For Solving Prostitution With 'Chastity Houses' - RFE (August 7, 2002)
Tehran schoolgirls shed the veil - BBC (August 1, 2002)
Iran: The pressure for change - BBC (July 29, 2002)
Human-Rights Activists Win Partial Victory In Battle Against Child Marriage - RFE (June 28, 2002)
Web gives a voice to Iranian women - BBC (June 17, 2002)
Iran custody bill progresses - CNN (May 29, 2002)
Prostitution in Iran - Radio Pejvak (May 11, 2002)
Reality for Iranian women - The Guardian (January 17, 2002)
'The veil gives sex appeal a new meaning' - Telegraph (December 19, 2001)
Voices from behind the veil - CS Monitor (December 19, 2001)
Hard life in exile for women's rights pioneers - The Guardian (December 8, 2001)
Iran then and now - The Guardian (September 25, 2001)
Iranian film director 'counter-revolutionary' - BBC (August 31, 2001)
Jail for outspoken Iran MP - BBC (August 21, 2001)
Iranian woman MP in court - BBC (July 25, 2001)
Plastic Surgery Booming Among Iranian Women - NPR Audio (July 11, 2001)
Life Under The Chador - BBC (May 26, 2001)
Iranian Art Flourishes - BBC (April 27, 2001)
Editor of Feisty Iranian Magazine Faces Prison - Womennews (February 27, 2001)
Caught in the Middle Women and Press Freedom in Iran - MERIP (February 16, 2001)
Iran Blocks Overseas Education for Women - HRW (January 26, 2001)
Rules challenged Iran's fashion passion - AP (January 19, 2001)
Iran overturns women's study ban - BBC (January 7, 2001)
Iran's girl runaways - BBC (December 14, 2000)
Raising the Veil - BBC (November 24, 2000)
Iranian women to lead prayers - BBC (August 1, 2000)
Iranian diva finds her voice again - BBC (July 30, 2000)
Sex-change Iranian hates life as woman - The Guardian (June 20, 2000)
Divorce and Marriage Statistics in Iran - Badjens (May 13, 2000)
In Iran, search for beauty leads to the nose job - CS Monitor (March 9, 2000)
Iranian women seek equality - BBC (February 23, 2000)
Iran's Female Students Protest at Segregation - The Guardian (January 28, 2000)
The old men of Iran can no longer skirt women's issues - The Guardian (January 14, 2000)
My hejab had to say something about me - The Iranian (December 29, 1999)
A tough place to be a woman with a cause - CS Monitor (October 15, 1999)
Women in Iran - NPR Audio (July 28, 1998)
Our Veils, Ourselves - Time Magazine (July 27, 1998)
Iranian women take on the mullahs - Le Monde Diplomatique (November 1996)




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