Political prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared denied medical treatment

09 January 2016

There has been a continuing deterioration in the treatment of political prisoners in Iran since the time that Hassan Rouhani became president of the mullahs’ regime. This includes denying political prisoners the right to proper medical treatment when needed.

Women’s deplorable condition in Iran under mullahs’ rule

08 May 2015

Soheila Jelodarzadeh, head of an organ involved in assisting women-supported-families, said: Presently, one million of these women are covered by Emdad Committee and another 200,000 are supported by various aid institutions, but another million of these women are unknown and may suffer social harms.

International Women's Day celebrated in Berlin

08 March 2015

On Saturday, March 7, a grand gathering, “For Tolerance and Equality against Fundamentalism and Misogyny”, was held in Berlin to mark the International Women’s Day and address the many challenges and hurdles in the pursuit of gender equality. One of the major themes discussed at the event was the extremely destructive role of Islamic Fundamentalism in relation to women rights. Be it the Middle East or Africa, Asia or Europe – Islamic Fundamentalism has emerged as a serious threat to human and women rights, and has to be overcome for the advancement of the cause.

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