Saturday, 2nd December 2023

Amini wins Sakharov Prize: Will it help Iranian women?

The awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Jina Mahsa Amini and the Woman, Life and Freedom Movement sparked by her death brings hope to women in Iran. Whether it will reinvigorate the cause remains to be seen.


18 Oct 2019
Bending to football world governing body FIFA, Iran has allowed women to attend a World Cup qualifying match in Tehran. It is the first time women have been allowed into a match in the country since 1981.
6 Oct 2022
Oscar-winning actors Marion Cotillard and Juliette Binoche, as well as other French screen and music stars, filmed themselves chopping off locks of their hair in a video posted Wednesday in support of protesters in Iran.
23 Dec 2022
French feminist and author Helene Cixous speaks to DW about the courage shown by women protesting in Iran and what the movement means for the country.
8 Mar
Despite 44 years of propaganda and systematic attempts at brainwashing in all educational institutions, the Iranian regime has failed to prevent women from rising up against the clerical establishment.
8 Mar
Iranian women filmmakers struggle under violence and oppression. Their films show the truth about the lives of women in the country.