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.

Iranian woman Maryam Mirzakhani wins Nobel Prize of mathematics

Iranian woman wins Fields Medal

An Iranian mathematician has become the first woman in the world to win the prestigious Fields Medal, also known as the “Nobel Prize of Mathematics.”
Women Police

How many women police are there on the beat in Iran?

A top police official has said that more than 7,000 women have made it to Law Enforcement and that precision, integrity and authenticity are their standout features.
Faryal Mostofi

Iran’s Iron Lady

Iran’s Iron Lady talks about her family and working life.

Creative Artworks Made from Corn Leaves

An Iranian artist showcases her innovative works made of corn leaves
Iran supreme leader

Supreme Leader pardons several female Iranian prisoners

The decision was in response to a request by Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

“Woman against Woman” on the Wall of Mojdeh Gallery

Woman against Woman is a curious title for a photography exhibition which remakes great painters’ works, such as those of Picasso, Lucian Freud, Rembrandt,...

Exhibition of 12 Female Iranian and Spanish Photographers in Madrid

12 well-known female photographers from Iran and Spain presented their work in a paired format, with pre-defined subjects, in the exhibition Parallel Perspectives . Iran-Spain : Photographs in the Mirror.

First Iranian Woman Elected to US National Academy of Sciences

Maryam Mirzakhani has become the first Iranian woman elected to the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) after she set the record of the first ever woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal, also known as the Nobel Prize of mathematics.
Ahmadinejad-Dastjerdi

A first female minister in a populist government

A female Iranian manager says that women have gone a long way to stop gender discrimination in society, but still more needs to be done before they can declare the fight is over.
A devoted mother

A devoted mother (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery featuring a single Iranian mother who looks after her paralyzed daughter.

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