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Breaking Down Walls, Iranian Women Fight Home-Built Patriarchy

Breaking Down Walls, Iranian Women Fight Home-Built Patriarchy

From breaking down kitchen walls designed to separate women from men to ornately decorating domestic spaces – an architect has been mapping “signs of resistance” of Iranian women in their own homes. On display at the United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Architecture Triennial until Feb. 8, the work of Iranian-Australian architect Samaneh Moafi explores how Iranian […]

Iranian Women Attend First Soccer Match In 40 Years

Iranian Women Attend First Soccer Match In 40 Years

Iranian women entered the country’s national stadium in Tehran on Thursday after being able to purchase tickets for a national team game for the first time in 40 years. Women have been banned from watching men’s games since shortly after the 1979 Islamic revolution with only a few exceptions made for small groups on rare […]