Iranian Women Under the Brutality of a Religious Dictatorship



Mahsa Amini (22 years old)

She was arrested on September 16, 2022 for not wearing hejaab and killed by Islamic Regime.

Her death ignited an unprecedented movement by women that eventually became a widespread protests

aiming to overthrow the dictatorship in Iran

Nika Shahkarami

Nika Shahkarami (16 years old)

She was arrested on September 20, 2022 for wearing her headscarf.

One week later, her family learned that she was dead



Sarina Esmailzadeh

She was beaten on the head by security forces on September 23, 2022 during the

Mahsa Amini protests in Karaj. She was 16 years old


Hadis Najafi

Hadis Najafi (22 years old)

She died after being struck by gunfire on September 21, 2022 in Mehrshahr

during the protest following the death of Mahsa Amini



Womenís rights activists subjected to virginity tests in prison

How Women's Small Acts of Resistance Threatens the Iranian Government

Reported by Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Women who Have Become The Symbol of Defiance And Fight For Their

Basic Rights Denied By The Islamic Regime In Iran:

Uncovered 'Girl From Revolution Street' Picks Up Steam In Iran

Let us be free

Iranian Women Protest Over Stadium Ban at World Cup Match



Iranian women threw off their headscarves. Now what?


History of protest by Iranian Women from 1979 to NOW


Prisoner of Conscience Narges Mohammadi


Iranian Girls in World Soccer Match in Russia

Iranian Women Cheer in Russia But Still Canít at Home



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