They ride motorbikes and start businesses: For women in Iran this is still something quite new. But times are changing. President Rouhani promised to grant women more rights.
Donald Trump's nuclear deal threat distracts attention from the Iranian government's dire human rights record, say German lawmakers. They also warn exiting the agreement is "the quickest way to Iran getting the bomb."
Female genital mutilation, domestic violence, patriarchal structures — the fight for women's rights is far from over. The director of the organisation Terre des Femmes weighs in on the current situation.
Women will soon be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, but what about other fundamental rights? We take a look at the lamentable state of women's rights in the Islamic kingdom and other countries across the region.
A new wave of protests against the compulsory wearing of hijab has spread across Iran, resulting in the arrests of dozens of women. The government has accused the protesters of being under the influence of drugs.
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