Women and Human Rights [October 2016]
In this latest issue, the Iran Human Rights Review focuses on women and their on-going struggle to access human rights. The review contains contributions from human rights lawyers, activists and defenders, from both inside and outside of Iran. The Iran Human Rights Review: Women and Human Rights, focuses on the need to recognise both the current plight of women in Iran and their role in securing a culture of human rights in Iran despite the legal, cultural and social challenges they face.
ForewordIntroductionUndeclared Aspiration: ‘Education for Change’Gendered diplomacy, human rights and the role of women in making the Iran DealFrom Self-Rule to Self-Immolation: Kurdish women’s past and presentA look at violence against women in IranPolitics of chicness: How fashion becomes the defiant apparatusThe Women’s Movement in Iran; Challenges and opportunitiesWomen’s mental health and rights in Iran: Unique challenges and opportunities for raising awareness and forging reform-A review and analysisUnimplemented laws and the decline in economic opportunities for women: ‘Soup in the bowl but burnt mouth’Forbearance Advocacy and Criminal Sanctioning in IranWomen’s rights Resources