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.

Iranian Ninja bags KIN’s Honorary Diploma

Marjan Riahi’s documentary Iranian Ninja has won the Diploma of Honor at KIN International Women’s Film Festival in Armenia.
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A female athlete whose career is built on ice

Iran’s female ice climber, who has won national and Asian medals, says she has set her sights on an Olympic medal.
Niloufar Ardalan

Iran’s female futsal player uses legal channels to defy travel ban

Niloufar Ardalan, the captain of Iran's women futsal team, has managed to legally defy the travel ban her husband had imposed on her and attend the 2015 Women's Futsal World Tournament in Guatemala.
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Great female pool player (PHOTOS)

The Iranian pool player has been practicing hard to represent Iran in overseas championships.
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A woman shines in a male-dominated job

When my works are sent to experts for evaluation, they find it difficult to believe that such works have been created by a woman, she says.
Iranian bride

Iranian bride sets construction of waterhole as marriage portion

I decided to ask for the construction of a waterhole in the wilderness as my marriage portion because I blame human activity for the damage caused to animal habitant, the bride says.
Women Police

How many women police are there on the beat in Iran?

A top police official has said that more than 7,000 women have made it to Law Enforcement and that precision, integrity and authenticity are their standout features.
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Local dresses of Iranian women (PHOTOS)

Colorfulness is the standout feature of the clothes Iranian women wear.
Raheleh Tahmasbi

A sailor who has sailed into unchartered waters

An Iranian woman has picked a job which has proved to be a whole new ball game for her: maritime sailing.
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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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