Iran

What it is really like to be a female TV anchor in Iran

Shirani made claims of alleged harassment and sexism in her workplace after fleeing Iran with her young son. She spoke to the Independent from a secret location about the reality of maintaining a high-profile role in a society where women are deliberately disempowered  

 

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Iran's Jews on life inside Israel's 'enemy state'

Despite its often turbulent dealings with Israel, Iran has one of the world's largest and longest-established Jewish communities - and it's growing. Kim Sengupta reports from Tehran on their intriguing relationship with the country's establishment