Girls Who Flee From Home Are Not Criminals

The Iranian Woman Will Be Unveiled in 2025!

Rape of Young Girl in Iran Met with Muted Response

Female Genital Mutilation Practised in Iran, Study Reveals

Verdicts Often Set Before Trials Take Place in Iran’s Revolutionary Courts

Iran’s Human Rights Trap and the Nuclear Deal

Shot from Behind: Two Irans, Both Denied Freedom

Reliance on Ethnocentric Solutions Equates to Deceiving Women

Women's Learning Partnership

Bahá’ís of Iran and the Historical Responsibility of the President










 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Women’s Participation in Politics: Obstacles and Possibilities. Tehran: Roshangaran, 2001.

The Burned Palms, Tehran: Roshangaran, 2001.

Legal Obstacles Against Political Development in Iran, Tehran: Qatreh, 2001.

Violence Against Women in Iran. Tehran: Roshangaran, 2000.

Legal Structure of the Family System in Iran. Tehran: Roshangaran, 1999.

Elimination of Gender Discrimination: A Comparison of the Convention On Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and Iran’s Contemporary Laws, Tehran: Qatreh, 1999.

Women’s Political Rights in Iran, Tehran: Roshangaran, 1997.

Children of Addiction, Tehran: Roshangaran, 1996. Second edition.

Women in the Labor Market of Iran, Tehran: Roshangaran, 1994.

The Quest for Identity: Iranian Women in History and Pre-History, Tehran: Roshangaran, 1992. Co-authored with Shahla Lahiji.

The Angel of Justice and Patches of Hell, Tehran: Roshangaran, 1991.



Recent Select Articles

“Shari’a Law in Iran” (English) in Radical Islam’s Rules: The Worldwide Spread of Extreme Shari’a Law, edited by Paul Marshall, Freedom House’s Center for Religious Freedom, 2005.

“Women and Civil Society in Iran” (English) in On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era, edited by Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone, New York: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2005.

“Women’s Strategies in Iran from the 1979 Revolution to 1999” (English) in Globalization, Gender and Religion: The Politics of Women’s Rights in Catholic and Muslim Contexts, Jane Bayes and Nayereh Tohidi, eds., New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2001.

“The Invasion of the Private Sphere in Iran” (English) in International Quarterly of the Social Sciences, edited by Arien Mack, fall 2003.

“The Women of Iran Look to the Future” in Mehregan, Volume 8 (4), Winter 2000.

“Protecting the Lives of Women: Is There A Need For Creating Safe Houses?” Zanan 19, November 1999.

“The Treatment of Accused Prisoners: Law and Implementation,” Asre Azadegan Daily 85, November 1999.

“The Lawyers Association and its Difficulties,” Asre Azadegan Daily 73, November 1999.

“Women Against Women,” Adineh 127, June 1999.

“Women’s Rights In Iran Are Not In Agreement With Human Rights,” Jameeh Salem 38, April 1999.

“Let Us Make Up With Common Law,” Jameeh Salem 37, March 1999.

“Legal Safeguards for Iranian Women” in Iran Nameh, Volume 15 (3), Summer 1997.

“Personal Status Law as Defined by the Islamic Republic of Iran: An Appraisal,” (English) Women Living Under Muslim Laws Special Dossier, 1996. Co-authored with Homa Hoodfar.

“Women’s Political Rights in Iran Since the Revolution” (English) The Iranian Journal of International Affairs 7 (3), 1996.

“Women and Personal Status Law in Iran,” (English) Middle East Report, 1996: January – March.

Ms. Kar has written over 200 articles prior to and after the Islamic Revolution in Iran. They appear in several prominent journals and newspapers including among others Adineh, Asre Azadegan, Donyaye Sokhan, Ferdowsi, Iran Nameh, Jame-e-Neshat, Jame-e-Salem, Keyhan, Mardom, Rastakhiz, Safar, Toos, and Zanan.