18 Year Old Girl Flees Traffickers

Feb 10, 2006 at 11:23 AM Women’s Committee, National Council of Resistance of Iran, July 7, 2002 – 18 Year Old Girl Flees TraffickersAn 18-year-old girl, who has fled human traffickers, revealed that a large number of girls are being kept in the basement of a house. They are there...

Making the Harm Visible

(The following publications and the opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Women’s Freedom Forum, Inc.) Making the Harm Visible, Iranian Women and Girls – Victims of Exploitation and Violence By Sarvnaz Chitsaz and Soona Samsami Fundamentalist Views on Women Throughout the...

Rajavi’s Ideology of Liberation by Donna Hughes

(The following publications and the opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Women’s Freedom Forum, Inc.) By Donna Hughes In spring of 1996, I attended a conference in Paris entitled “Women, Islam and Fundamentalism.” I decided to go to the conference based...

Women & Reform in Iran by Donna Hughes

(The following publications and the opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Women’s Freedom Forum, Inc. ) Women & Reform in Iran  By Donna M. Hughes – February 2000 There is a popular notion that Iran is undergoing reform under the leadership of...

Women Responding to Fundamentalism

Oct 29, 2005 at 12:00 AM Panel: Women Responding to Fundamentalism  Cincinnati Museum Center Saturday, October 29, 2005 Fundamentalism, active in both Islamic and Christian faiths, is an extreme political and religious ideology grounded in patriarchal tradition that manifests itself through exclusive and oppressive doctrines, policies and structures. Agenda:  ...

Report on Human Trafficking in Iran – 2005

Women’s Freedom Forum Report on Human Trafficking in Iran This report is the first comprehensive research ever done on human trafficking in Iran. In a joint effort by Professor Donna Hughes, Eleanor M. and Oscar M. Carlson Endowed Chair of the Women’s Studies Program at University of Rhode Island and...

CWEN Conference 2005

Aug 12, 2005 at 12:00 AM Speaking event at First National California Women’s Empowerment Network Conference  – A five day seminar – August 10 – 14, 2005 Women’s Freedom Forum held a conference on August 12, 2005 at the San Diego Hilton Hotel during the First National Conference of the California Women’s...

Islamic Fundamentalism and Women

Jul 10, 2005 at 12:00 AM National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, July 1, 2005 – Women’s Freedom Forum held a panel discussion entitled, “Islamic Fundamentalism and Women”. The discussion was aired live by CSPAN2 and various panelists spoke about women’s rights, equality and Islamic fundamentalism and how without the active involvement of...

Human Rights Day Briefing 2004

Briefing on the Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Iran 777 UN Plaza (Church Building) , December 10, 2004 On December 10, 2004 , a briefing was held on the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran , by the Women’s Freedom Forum, in the UN plaza in New York , which...