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Interviews

1979 Women's Rights Movement in Iran | BBC

Author Pens Coming-Of-Age Memoir About Moving To Iran From The US As A Girl, During The Revolution

When five-year-old Nioucha Homayoonfar moves from the U.S. to Iran in 1979, its open society means a life with dancing, women’s rights, and other freedoms. But soon the revolution erupts […]

Boys We Like, Causes

These Men In Iran Are Wearing Hijabs In Solidarity For A Very Important Reason

These Men In Iran Are Wearing Hijabs In Solidarity For A Very Important Reason

If you are an avid social media user you have have recently come across a whole string of images of men wearing a hijab standing next to family members or […]

Sports

Iran Becomes 100th Member Of The Int’l Surfing Association Thanks To This Pioneer Female Surfer

Iran Becomes 100th Member Of The Int’l Surfing Association Thanks To This Pioneer Female Surfer

In news you probably did not think you would read today, Iran has officially become the 100th member of the International Surfing Association. Yes, you read that right. Iran, a […]

Boys We Like

Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Imagine a world where men and women were not afraid of each other, where the opposite gender was considered an ally, not an enemy, and we all worked together toward […]

Politics

‘Jewels Of Allah’ Book Shares Untold Stories Of Iranian Women During The Revolution

‘Jewels Of Allah’ Book Shares Untold Stories Of Iranian Women During The Revolution

We are avid readers here at team GTHQ and love to get stuck into a book written by or about women from around the world. So when we heard about […]

Girl on a Mission

Afghan Girl Escapes Child Marriage, Now Makes Music To Shed Light On This Atrocity

Afghan Girl Escapes Child Marriage, Now Makes Music To Shed Light On This Atrocity

It is estimated that every year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18, and as a result are denied many basic human rights such as healthcare, education, […]

Politics

Women In Iran Using Parkour To Conquer Bullying & Oppression From Men

Women In Iran Using Parkour To Conquer Bullying & Oppression From Men

For most of us who live in countries where we can go visit a spa to relax, get a drink at a bar to take the edge off a bad […]

Contributors

Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

By Sahar Paz It started as a whisper, the first time I took responsibility for all the garbage that happened. It was February 2005 in Denver, Colorado. The brisk winter […]

Sports

24 Y/O Iranian Woman Makes History With This Act

24 Y/O Iranian Woman Makes History With This Act

Act of Athleticism and determination that is. Meet Shirin Gerami and get familiar with her name and face because we are certain this is the first of many news stories […]