Women on Campus Vote in Record Numbers

This year’s presidential election galvanized young women into political activism in a way not seen since the early 1970s. Apparently turning out in force yesterday, they may have contributed to a record turnout among female voters.

Women in Iran Protest Their Images on State TV

Iranian film may be renowned for its sympathetic, nuanced portrayal of women, but the country’s state television has come under sharp criticism for promoting polygamy as an acceptable practice and reinforcing sexist stereotypes.

Nobel Winner Ebadi Talks of Her Decades-Long Fight

Legal warrior for Iran’s women and a brilliant interpreter of Islamic law, Shirin Ebadi became the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. She spoke to Women’s eNews in an exclusive interview two weeks before her award was announced.