Archive: Women

SEXUAL ABUSE OF FEMALE PRISONERS CONSTITUTES TORTURE

Ref:      206/M/510 Date:    Tuesday, 06 November 2012 In a letter addressed to the head of notorious Evin prison, Ali Ashraf Rostami Aghdam, thirty three female prisoners of conscience expressed their outrage at the brutality with which they were stripped and cavity searched. They state in no uncertain terms that the treatment they received and the manner in which they were searched was nothing short of sexual abuse. They have vowed never again. They assert that

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SEXUAL ABUSE OF FEMALE PRISONERS CONSTITUTES TORTURE

 International Women’s Day 2012 and the Family Protection Bill in Iran

Date:   8 March 2012 International Women’s Day 2012 and the Family Protection Bill in Iran While the world celebrates international women’s day today Iranian women face further legalised discrimination. On 6 March 2012, the outgoing eighth Islamic Consultative Assembly (the parliament) passed articles of the [anti] Family Protection Bill that allows polygamy allows temporary marriage lasting from a negotiated few minutes to a number of years allows girls of thirteen and younger to be married remains

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 International Women’s Day 2012  and the Family Protection Bill in Iran

The unveiling of “40 Tekeh”

[gallery columns="4" ids="395,396,390,385"] Foreign Press Association, 25 Northumberland Avenue London WC2N 5AP Read Amnesty International interview with Roya Kashefi On the occasion of the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 4 x 1  meter protest banner made in Iran was unveiled by Association des Chercheurs Iraniens (ACI) in collaboration with the International Coalition Against Violence in Iran (ICAVI). Called “Chehel Tekeh,” the banner is supported by 15,000 names, addresses and signatures from

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The unveiling of “40 Tekeh”

Islamic Republic and membership of CSW

Date:  Tuesday, 27 April 2010 Ref:    172/M/384 His Excellency Hamidon Ali President of ECOSOC UN - NY   Your Excellency, Islamic Republic and membership of CSW We are writing to express our grave concern at the news that the Islamic Republic may be joining the Commission on the Status of Woman. With respect Sir, this is a warning to a Commission whose function and duty is to ensure gender equality and advancement of women globally

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Islamic Republic and membership of CSW

In Celebration of Iranian Women – IWD 2008

[gallery link="file" size="medium" ids="419,611,628,618,585,622"] International Women’s day 2008 Frontline Club – 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ Paddington Underground Station Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 WATCH IT! Read the Round-table Notice Watch it LIVE on E2 satellite channel (US and Canada) Live streaming on WWW.PAMTV.US On March 8th 2008, International Women’s Day, Association des Chercheurs Iraniens (ACI) will launch a year long programme of celebrations to honour the courage and achievements

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In Celebration of Iranian Women – IWD 2008

Elizabeth Sidney Speech – IWD 2008

  International Women’s day 2008 Frontline Club – 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 ACI Meeting in Celebration of Iranian Women International Women’s Day 8/03/2008 Iran is probably the world leader in misogyny, the relentless persecution of women as a tool in the regime’s armoury to ensure they stay in power. Intimidation of women is a key element in terrorizing families and whole communities. It is enforced by a huge,

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Elizabeth Sidney Speech – IWD 2008

Mitty Tohma’s Speech – IWD 2008

[caption id="attachment_585" align="alignnone" width="300"] Mitty Tohma - WFWP[/caption] International Women’s day 2008 Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 Mitty Tohma, President WFWP-UK The Role of Women in Creating a Culture of Peace Good afternoon.  Thank you for inviting me to share a few words to mark the International Women’s Day, recognizing the crucial role that women have in nurturing and guiding future leaders Throughout history, walls have been raised between peoples, such

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Mitty Tohma’s Speech – IWD 2008

Two Poems for Women of Iran – IWD 2008

International Women’s day 2008 Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008  Shirin Razavian Rainbow of memories     I see us Still looking for a rainbow With our dresses Flowing in the wind And our platted hair Shiny and black   I see us Still- Walking along the riverbank With our feet Rosy from the cold water And the sun Playing cheeky games In the honey of our eyes   I still hear

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Two Poems for Women of Iran – IWD 2008

Watch It! – IWD 2008

London – UK Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 Voice of AmericaInterview with Roya Kashefi – 7 March 2008 (In Farsi) (starts at 17:11)         click on RSS link to listen to the report Radio Zamaneh Special report of the event by Farangis Mohebi   8 March 2008 (in Farsi)   Read the text (in Farsi) متن گزارش http://radiozamaaneh.com/Mohebbi/2008/03/post_31.html International Women’s Day 2008A Tribute To the Iranian Women Roya

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Watch It! – IWD 2008

Examination of Women’s Issues in Connection with the Peking WorldConference

Speakers & Conference Report Examination of Issues concerning Women - Peking World Congress -  Paris September 16, 1995 Open Discussion Chair: Dr Hossein Ladjevardi, ACI   Dr Akram Mirhosseini - Researcher & Head of Iranian Women for Democracy Movement, France Dr Saied Peyvandi - - Lecturer, France Dr Saied Peyvandi - Lecturer, France Ms Afsaneh Khakpour -  - Researcher, France  - Researcher, France Ms Jamileh Nedaie -  Leftist Activist, France Conference Report After the close

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Examination of Women’s Issues in Connection with  the Peking WorldConference