FIFA, Iran ‘Assure’ Women Entry into Iranian Stadiums — For One Match Only

It should not have taken an Iranian female football fan immolating herself for FIFA to wake up to human rights violations in Iran.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Sep 24, 2019
FIFA Iran ban on women in football stadiums
Image Credit: AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.