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.

MP: Religious Rules Apply if Women Attend Sports Stadia

The views of grand ayatollahs should be considered, even if the presence of women in sports stadiums to watch certain matches does not face any opposition, MP Ali Motahhari has said.

VP Lauds Women’s Contributions to Economic Development

Women have acted successfully in different fields to help realize the goal of economic development, the vice president for women and family affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi said on Tuesday.

Swedish festival spotlights female filmmakers from Iran

A lineup of five films by Iranian directors went on screen at the 10th International Female Film Festival Malmo, which wrapped up yesterday in the Swedish city.

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.

Syrian Refugee Girls Becoming Cinderella

Syrian refugee girls talk of their future hopes and dreams while wearing fairytale costumes, then go in front of the camera.

The Guardian Council Approves Equal Blood Money [Criminal Restitution] for Men and Women

The Guardian Council has ratified a bill on third party insurance coverage which states that equal blood money shall be paid for both men and women.

Creative Artworks Made from Corn Leaves

An Iranian artist showcases her innovative works made of corn leaves

Saudi FM Defends Prohibition of Women’s Driving Rights

Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister, expressed his support for the Al Saud regime’s ban on women driving, and urged Saudi women to be patient and wait to claim their rights.

Female Iranian Futsal Player among the World’s Top 10

Female Iranian futsal player Fereshteh Karimi has been shortlisted for the title of the Best Woman Player of the World, thanks to her astounding...

Why Saudi Girls File Lawsuits against Their Parents

According to Al Alam TV channel, the inflexibility of Saudi parents with regard to their daughters’ marriages has led to several complaints being lodged by Saudi girls in courts against their parents.

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