Women registering for "martyrdom"
A little over half of Iran's parliament backed the law
When behind the wheel, Iranian women have to put up with all sorts of verbal abuse from the testosterone-charged types that dominate the Islamic republic's highways -- such as being told to tend to a washing machine rather than a car.
Mon Mar 7, 3:28 AM ET Entertainment - AFP
KABUL, (AFP) - Habiba Surabi hopes her appointment as Islamic Afghanistan (news - web sites)'s first female provincial governor will set a trend in a country whose cultural traditions, she says, "bind the hands of women like chains."
Doctor's account of Kazemi injuries reinforces Canadian position: Pettigrew
OTTAWA (CP) - A doctor's "gruesome" account of injuries he found on Canadian journalist Zahra Kazemi only reinforces Canada's belief that the woman was murdered in Iran, Foreign Affairs Minister Pierre Pettigrew said Thursday.
By Carol Memmott, USA TODAY
Women of Iranian descent don't want us to believe everything we see on TV, and they are taking to the bookshelves to make sure we don't.
Dark-haired Miss Germany, Shahrivar Shermine, a 22-year-old of Iranian origin won the title of Miss Europe 2005 in Paris.
Demonstration on March 8th, International Woman's Day
Time: 8 Esfand, 1383
Place: Laleh Park, Tehran
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