Women Arrested in March 8 Protest Released, Men Still in Detention

The women arrested in the March 8 protest in front of the Ministry of Labor, have been released.  After 5 days of detention the remaining women arrested on March 8th were released tonight on March 12, 2018. The women who were being held at Qarchak prison, were transferred to the court in Evin prison in … More Women Arrested in March 8 Protest Released, Men Still in Detention

We Will Not Stay at Home

Women’s Movement Activists Issue Statement for International Women’s Day Iranian women’s movement activists have issued a statement in observance of International Women’s Day March 8th, in which they criticize policies designed to repress and marginalize women’s demands over the last 40 years. The statement points to a multitude of demands articulated by the women’s movement … More We Will Not Stay at Home

Iranian Women Plan Protest Demanding Equality and Economic Justice

In observance of March 8, international women’s day, a collective of women’s rights has issued a call for protest.  The collective has called upon those who demand equality and economic justice to come together in front of the Ministry of Labor between 12-1pm on Thursday March 8.  The aim of the protest organizers is object … More Iranian Women Plan Protest Demanding Equality and Economic Justice