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.

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An uphill ride for Iran’s female motocross racers

The story of a girl who has done great in a male-dominated sport.
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Two Saudi Women Sentenced to 20 Lashes for Using ‘Obscene Words’ on WhatsApp

Two Saudi women were sentenced to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes for using "impermissible expressions" in their WhatsApp conversation.
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Party politics: A party for women or partisans of women’s political activity?

Three female political players set out reasons why Iranian women are underrepresented in executive bodies and how the current trend can be reversed.
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A newly released album, a prelude to female solo songs in Iran

Javan, a principlist daily, criticizes the release of a female-male duet as a prelude to solo female singing.

180 Iranian Female Filmmakers to Compete in Int’l Festival

A record-breaking number of Iranian female filmmakers are set to take part in different sections of an international film festival due to be held within the next two weeks.
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Women braver than men in bungee jumping

Unlike many men who go back on their decision to bungee jump, I have never seen a woman on a bungee-jumping platform back off, said a trainer in Tehran.
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Bring it on

A report that helps you out more about how Iranian female Ninjas live and what they pursue.
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Iran President Appoints New Head for Cultural Heritage, Tourism Organization

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new vice president who will double as the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) as well.
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Yemeni Mother Loses 5 Children in Saudi Airstrikes

The airstrikes of the Saudi-led coalition have killed an elderly Yemeni woman’s five children in the ongoing war against the poor Arab nation.
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Female Bikers in Shiraz National Championship

Iranian female bikers took part in National Biking Championship in Shiraz, Fars Province, on Monday, July 18.

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