Women

Women in modern Iran remain a pressing and important topic, and are covered here with relevant news, reports and opinion from across many fields.

Female Lawmakers Working on Plan to Reserve Parliamentary Seats for Women

Head of the Iranian Parliament’s Women Faction says female lawmakers are considering a motion that sets a quota for women parliamentarians, in a bid to boost the participation of women in the Iranian politics.

Tehran Hosts Largest Gathering of Iranian Yogis

Baam-e Tehran in the north of the Iranian capital recently hosted the largest gathering of Iranian Yoga practitioners to mark the International Yoga Day.

Iranian Designer Talks of Her Collaboration with FIFA World Cup Google Doodle

Rashin Kheiriyeh, an Iranian graphic designer, has talked about her experience of designing Google’s FIFA World Cup doodle for the Iranian national football team.

Iranian Women, Real Winners of Iran-Spain Match in FIFA World Cup

Iranian women on Wednesday were finally allowed to go to the Azadi Stadium in Tehran for the first time after the 1979 Revolution to watch Iran’s superb performance against Spain along with men.

Women in Iran Can Finally Go to Stadiums, but to Watch Matches on JumboTron!

Iranian Families have been given a chance to watch the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 football matches live on a JumboTron in the country’s largest stadium.
Mother

“Iran to Commend 1,600 Exemplary Mothers”

Some 1,600 exemplary mothers have been identified across Iran to be commended in recognition of their devotion and maternal love.

Medicinal Herbs Used to Make Dolls for Visually Challenged Kids

A female Iranian artist designs and makes special dolls with medicinal herbs for visually challenged children.
Mahsa Qorbani

Iranian Female Referee Shines at Int’l Football Events

Mahsa Qorbani, an Iranian woman football referee who has judged several international women and men’s matches, is making headlines worldwide.

Iran Determined to Boost Women’s Role in National Development

The Iranian government has undertaken several measures to empower women and enhance their activities in social arenas and management, in the hope it will help accelerate the development of the country, a senior official says.

Iran Lets Women Civil Servants Wear Local Costumes at Work

Authorities have given the thumbs up to local traditional clothes being used by women in government institution in Hormozgan province, southern Iran.

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