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Find out more about what daily life is really like in modern Iran. This section looks at the diversity and breadth of everything going on in the country, from food and fashion to celebrities and celebrations.

Alireza Nabi

A man who hires the unhappy and miserable

A new business by an entrepreneur offers jobs to women who support their families and former prisoners with criminal records.
Iranian Women-wood

Knock on wood; female carpenters have knocked down gender barriers

Two female Iranian carpenters sail into unchartered waters and grapple with problems of an all-male profession.
Mahak

Mahak Charity among world’s top 10 NGOs

Mahak Charity, which builds on philanthropic activities and public donations to save children lives, was the world’s tenth top NGO in 2013.
Fatemeh Motamed Arya

Fatemeh Motamed-Arya joins campaign to help the homeless

Motamed-Arya’s prize will go under the hammer and the proceeds will go to a campaign to shelter the homeless.
Iranian-Woman-Mitra

Iranian women as old as millennia-old history

Sharq daily in an opinion piece analyzes the history and future of Iranian women, saying that the modern world has to live with gender equality.
Rakhshan Bani Etemad

Renowned director to auction prize to help build a shelter for women rough sleepers

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s international award will be put up for sale; the proceeds will go to a charity to offer accommodations to homeless women in Tehran.
Clash-of-Clans-pour-PC-et-Mac

Clash of Clans at a place of rest

Clash of Clans, a mobile video game, has turned into a good recipe for Tehran’s coffeehouses to absorb more customers.
Charity begins at the environment

Charity begins at the environment

A bottle cap-collecting campaign in Tabriz helps both the environment and disabled people.
Sepandarmazgan

One single feast to respect women, earth, life

Iranians celebrate Sepandarmazgan in which women, the Earth and life which all have one thing in common – reproduction – are respected and praised.
Nowrooz-Bazar

When the going gets soft, people go shopping

Iran’s economy is improving and one of its signs is people’s shopping excursions before the New Year.

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