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VP Underlines Gender Equality in Iranian Society

Shahindokht Mowlaverdi, Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs, has stressed the necessity for observing equality of men and women in obtaining social opportunities if the country is to develop evenly in all areas.

Saudi Arabia Deviated from True Islam, Acting against Islamic Teachings

A spokesperson for Muslim people in Greece believes that the violation of Muslims’ basic rights in Saudi Arabia and other policies adopted by Saudi rulers are adding fuel to global fire of Islamophobia.

Disguised as a Boy, Iranian Girl Sneaks into Football Stadium

An Iranian girl, who attended a recent football match between Perspolis and Esteghlal Khuzestan, believes that girls’ presence among the fans can create a calm atmosphere in stadiums.  

Stonebreaker Mother; Breadwinner of Her Children

Maryam Nasiri is an Iranian "exemplary mother" who used to break stones to make Halal money for her children.

Javanmardi Voted Best Female Athlete of Month

Sareh Javanmardi was voted by the public as the Best Female Athlete of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games for September.

Izadi Women Sold by ISIS on Online Messaging App

ISIS is selling Izadi girls and women on telegram and put them up for auction at prices around $7,000 to $7,500.

Iran finishes vice champion at CAFA U-19 Women’s Cup

The Iranian national under-19 team has finished as the vice champion of the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) U-19 Women’s Cup in Uzbekistan.

Nigerian President under Fire for Saying His Wife ‘Belongs in Kitchen’

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been widely criticised for saying his wife, Aisha, belongs in his kitchen and living room, in response to the first lady’s public criticism of the president’s appointments.

Thousands of Polish Women Stage ‘Black Monday’ Strikes to Protest Abortion Law

Thousands of Polish women dressed in black boycotted work and took to the streets in protest against a plan to ban abortions. Without half their...

Adventures of Iranian Woman Who Travelled the World Alone

Having visited over 50 countries, Iranian female world traveller believes that love, kindness and generosity are of utmost importance in travelling.

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