Amnesty International - Iran’s ban on female presidential candidates contradicts several articles of the country’s Constitution as well as international law and should be removed, Amnesty International said.
The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran - Over the past several months, Orumiyeh and Mahabad Intelligence Offices have summoned, detained, and harassed several Kurdish former political prisoners on the pretext of concern over their continued political activities after their release from prison, a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. In most reported cases, security forces have gone to the homes of former political prisoners on several occasions. The forces have searched the homes for several hours without providing any explanation for these actions, detaining the individuals and releasing them later.
Iran Human Rights Documentation Center - (March 8, 2013) -- Today, on this year's International Women's Day, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) is pleased to release “Gender Inequality and Discrimination: The Case of Iranian Women”, a 60+ page legal commentary from Iranian lawyer Mohammad Hossein Nayyeri.
- New law seeks to compel Iranian women to retire early
- U.N. body agrees on women's rights policy, skirting sexual politics
- Report on latest condition of female political prisoners in Iran
- Iran Tops the List as an Enemy of Human Rights
- Girls students of Tehran university were beaten on March 8
- Iran tackles 'inappropriate dressing', by teaching chastity and hijab to toddlers
- Proposed Bill To Limit Iranian Women's Travel Reportedly Canceled
- Kurdish Political Prisoners Under Intense Pressure to “Cooperate” at Orumiyeh Prison
- Iranian science ministry tells lecturers to ban hejab-defying students
- Iran’s teenage widows growing in number
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