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.

Veteran Activist Defends Women’s Presidency in Iran

Veteran Activist Defends Women’s Presidency in Iran  

A prominent Iranian women rights activist and one of the presidential hopefuls disqualified from running in the upcoming presidential election has issued a statement in defence of women’s right to become a president in Iran.
Azam

Drug Addict Receives 30-Year Prison Term after Torturing His Wife

A drug-addicted man in Iran has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for imprisoning and torturing his wife and children, according to the woman’s female lawyer.
16- Fars Province

Local dresses of Iranian women (PHOTOS)

Colorfulness is the standout feature of the clothes Iranian women wear.
Off-Road Motorcycle Race

Iranian Girls in Off-Road Motorcycle Race

Iranian girls took part in the first Women’s Motocross Race in Tehran. The race was inaugurated for the first time in a ceremony on...
woman_901

Story of Iranian woman with no arms gets global media attention

“Each body might have some limitations and deficiencies. But if you have a pure, elevated soul I think the body won't matter,” said the disabled Iranian woman.
وزيرة الدفاع الألمانية

German DM’s Attire in Saudi Arabia Sparks Controversy[:es]Polémico atuendo de la ministra de Defensa...

A few days after the German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on the burqa, her minister of defence has refused to wear the hijab or the abaya on an official visit to Saudi Arabia.[:es]Unos días después de que la canciller alemana Angela Merkel ordenara la prohibición del uso de burka en lugares públicos, su ministra de defensa se negó a llevar el velo o la abaya en una visita oficial a Arabia Saudita.

Iranian People Break Record Number of Women MPs

Iran’s 10th Parliament will break the Islamic Republic’s all-time record of women in the legislative body, with 17 female candidates elected in the February 26 (round one) and April 29 (run-off) polls.
Zambian Woman

Zambian Woman Slammed for Marrying 92-Year-Old White Man

A young Zambian woman named Charity Mumba has caused a storm on social media, after marrying a “wealthy” 92-year-old white South African man.

Iranian Men and Women Compete in National Rally

The first round of a national rally was held on Friday in Fars province, on a path from Shiraz to Zarqan, Marvdasht, and finally...

Hard-Working Women Build 5km Road in Western Iran

A group of women in Iran’s Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province have built a 5-kilometre road to a remote village by doing tough jobs like operating cranes, graders, trucks, and tractors.

Today Front Pages

Ads