Global politics of ‘pretty’ women bends coverage of Iran’s election protesters?

Global politics of ‘pretty’ women bends coverage of Iran’s election protesters?

Sex sells, but so does Iranian beauty, compelling even those who are disinterested in politics and current events to pay attention, if for no other reason to find out why the alluring girl in the photo has painted palms while she flashes a peace sign. Advertising agencies understand that attractiveness draws people in, forcing them to pay attention. In addition, photographers are known for working toward a poignant, beautiful, and memorable picture, so their focus on beauty should come as no surprise. However, is the narrative around what’s happening in Iran becoming dominated by the idea of what is beautiful?

Moral Victory of Iranian Women 30 Years After

Moral Victory of Iranian Women 30 Years After

Iran reporter ELAHE AMANI with Lys Anzia – WNN Features Dr. Shirin Ebadi and other lawyers and activists working with DHRC – Defenders of Human Rights Center Iran welcome the decision to set up a Campaign in defense of the Center and express their gratitude to members of the women’s movement who have provided much support […]

Do Signature Campaign Activists Belong on Trial?

Do Signature Campaign Activists Belong on Trial?

Campaign for Women Rights Iran – WNN Features (WNN) TEHRAN: “The Iranian government has been asked to drop charges against four women’s rights defenders facing imminent trial, and set aside other convictions for peaceful activities to promote equal rights for women in Iran,” said humanitarian defender, Human Rights First, in a July 17 plea. On July 14, […]

No Dignity, no Justice

No Dignity, no Justice

New crackdown on women activists in Iran Elahe Amani – WNN Features While the global community marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a year-long celebration of “Dignity and Justice for All,” there is neither dignity nor justice for women in Iran . And there are certainly no rights, either. […]