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.

Football

Iran finishes vice champion at CAFA U-19 Women’s Cup

The Iranian national under-19 team has finished as the vice champion of the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) U-19 Women’s Cup in Uzbekistan.
BUHARI

Nigerian President under Fire for Saying His Wife ‘Belongs in Kitchen’[:es]Presidente de Nigeria bajo...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been widely criticised for saying his wife, Aisha, belongs in his kitchen and living room, in response to the first lady’s public criticism of the president’s appointments.[:es]El presidente de Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari ha sido ampliamente criticado por decir que su esposa, Aisha, pertenece a su cocina y sala de estar, en respuesta a la crítica pública de la primera dama.
Polish Women

Thousands of Polish Women Stage ‘Black Monday’ Strikes to Protest Abortion Law

Thousands of Polish women dressed in black boycotted work and took to the streets in protest against a plan to ban abortions. Without half their...
Mirtaheri

Adventures of Iranian Woman Who Travelled the World Alone

Having visited over 50 countries, Iranian female world traveller believes that love, kindness and generosity are of utmost importance in travelling.
sareh-javanmardi

Javanmardi Wins Iran’s First Gold Medal at Rio Paralympic

Sareh Javanmardi claimed a gold medal at the women’s 10m air pistol SH1 event at the Paralympic Games on Friday.
Iran’s Volleyball Coach

I Wasn’t Forced into Wearing Hijab: Iran’s Volleyball Coach

Slovenian coach of Iranian national women volleyball team said that no one has forced her into observing Hijab.
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.
burqa

Over 3m Saudi Women Don’t Have ID Cards

More than 3 million Saudi women don’t have ID cards and even if they have, it can’t include their photo.
Supreme-Leader

Leader Outlines General Policies on Family

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a proclamation sent to heads of Iran’s three branches of power outlined general policies on family, known as the cornerstone of the Islamic society.
Iranian Mobile Museum

Iranian Mobile Museum Moving from One Continent to Another

Iran’s Ambassadors for Peace Mobile Museum travelled to five African countries in an effort to disseminate the culture of peace.

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