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.

Girl in Stadium

Disguised as a Boy, Iranian Girl Sneaks into Football Stadium [:es]Una vez más una...

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.  [:es]Una chica iraní asistió al estadio de futbol en Juzestán, a presenciar el partido de Perspolis y Esteghlal. Según ella la presencia femenina en los partidos, podría traer la calma en los estadios.
rice farmer

A hardworking female Iranian rice farmer (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of an Iranian female rice farmer who believes that work is a cure for all health problems.
Iran-Afkham

Iran to accredit 1st woman ambassador: Report

The Islamic Republic of Iran is to entrust representing the country in a foreign country to a woman diplomat for the first time, a report says.
Khoshroo

Representante de Irán ante la ONU destaca el papel de la mujer en la...

[:es]La brutalidad y la violencia de los derechos de las mujeres en los países de Oriente Medio, en especial, los que viven guerras, ya no dejan impasible a nadie.
isis-women

Women More Receptive of ISIS Recruitment Propaganda

Studies indicate that women are more receptive of ISIS’s rhetoric of incitement that it posts on various electronic platforms. In fact, ISIS has resorted to women in order to address the drop in the number of its fighters.
Iranian female

Iranian female researcher wins UNESCO award

Ms. Davaran was selected as TOP 100 SCIENTISTS 2008 and 2012 by International Biographical Centre of Cambridge.
Female ninjas

Ninja girls take their training sessions to nature

The allure of performing feats in nature has prompted Ninja girls to practice martial arts outdoors.
Fatemeh Moghimi

The presence of women and the youth heralds profound changes in Iran’s economy

The business atmosphere in Iran has gradually become more welcoming to women, said Fatemeh Moghimi.
Parviz Tanavoli Works

Women and jewelry, from conservatism to adventurism

Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli shares his thoughts on women and jewelry.
Asia Ramezan Antar

‘Angelina Jolie’ of Kurdistan Killed in Fight against ISIS

Kurdish Angelina Jolie was killed in fierce clashes with ISIS militants in Syrian border town of Jarabulus.

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