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Guissou Jahangiri: La participation politique des femmes iraniennes au pouvoir, un chemin semé d’embuches

Guissou Jahangiri: Les élections présidentielles ainsi que celles des Conseils islamiques des villes et des villages auront lieu simultanément le 19 mai prochain en Iran. Ce sera la douzième fois que l’on élit un président, et la cinquième édition des élections des Conseils, 38 ans après la révolution dite islamique.

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Inside the Women’s Ward: Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison

Political prisoners held in the Women’s Ward at Iran’s Evin Prison are routinely denied medical care and hospitalization, face severely restricted or denied visitation rights even with their young children, are deprived of regular telephone contact with their families, and are not provided adequate nutrition, according to a report released today by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Monday 6 March 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery of 4th edition of the “International Women’s Film Festival – Herat” at Gardens of Babur, in Kabul on 19 October 2016 with hundreds of artists, filmmakers, officials & people from different walks of life.

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Former lover of the poet known as Iran’s Sylvia Plath breaks his silence

50 yrs after Forough Farrokhzad’s death, Ebrahim Golestan talks about his affair with the giant of Persian literature. “In every culture you have cultural icons, like Shakespeare in Britain. Farrokhzad was like that”.

Tuesday 14 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Award: Best documentary maker Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah/Iran

Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah from Iran were awarded as the best documentary maker for the film “Scenes from a Divorce” by the international jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Award: Best feature “The Sis”/Iran

“The Sis” from Iran was awarded as the best feature, directed by Marjan Ashrafizadeh by the international jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Opening Ceremony of the 4th edition of the “International Women’s Film Festival – Herat

Fourth edition of the “International Women’s Film Festival – Herat” officially opened at Gardens of Babur, in Kabul on Wednesday 19 October 2016 with participation of artists, filmmakers, officials of the national and international organisations and people from different walks of life. Armanshahr Foundation/OPEN ASIA and Roya Film House, founders of the festival, organise the festival annually.

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Guissou Jahangiri becomes new vice-president of FIDH

The 39th Congress of International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) elected Guissou Jahangiri as one of the new vice-presidents of the FIDH.

Tuesday 6 September 2016

We clench our fists on International Women’s Day and chant the song of peace and equality

Once more 8 March has arrived, but we cannot celebrate equality yet. We celebrate 8 March every year to commemorate centuries-long struggles of women to achieve peace and equality and to remind all actors who mark the contemporary events: Inequality is still reigning in the most “equal” lands on the earth; women are still regarded as second-class citizens in the 21st century. At the heart of Asia, we have our eyes on the women of our region, whose freedoms and rights are still stoned every day and burned in flames of war, under pressures from political and ideological extremism, violence of politicians and discriminatory laws. Nevertheless, they do not step back from their struggle.

Tuesday 8 March 2016

4th Simorgh Peace Prize & 19th anniversary of Armanshahr’s establishment

The statutes of 4th Simorgh International Peace Prize were awarded on Human Rights Day (10th December 2015) in the context of the Human Rights Week and simultaneously with the 19th anniversary of Armanshahr’s establishment.

Thursday 17 December 2015