Crackdown targeted prominent women’s rights campaigners just weeks before the country lifts its ban on women driving
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The kingdom’s Shura Council has approved the draft law, which will introduce a prison term of up to five years
Volunteers will aim to add or improve the biographies of thousands of women rights defenders all over the world
Bentley is a proud conservative Christian who made a choice in the face of everything she went through to leave a cheating spouse. By all accounts, while the world is trying desperately to promote women, we have a feminist icon in our midst
Lebanese comic book artist Zainab Fasiki recently gave a talk on the interplay of feminism with Arab world’s censorship
Newfound empowerment is a potential social lightning rod in a country unaccustomed to such visibility for women
War is a reality of life in Afghanistan, but it’s not all-consuming, say a delegation of Afghan women leaders
Femen activists captured widespread public attention for the first time in February 2010 with a topless protest
Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code
A protest being carried out by women in Iran has recently attracted some attention from the internet.