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.

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Good wives, working moms, top managers are no quitters

Arman-e Emrooz daily examines women's representation in management positions and their family roles as mothers and wives.
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.
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Iranian women as old as millennia-old history

Sharq daily in an opinion piece analyzes the history and future of Iranian women, saying that the modern world has to live with gender equality.
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VP highlights Iran’s measures on gender Justice, women’s empowerment

The Iranian vice-president for women and family Affairs has urged the international community to address violence and extremism against women across world.
Rakhshan Bani Etemad

Renowned director to auction prize to help build a shelter for women rough sleepers

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s international award will be put up for sale; the proceeds will go to a charity to offer accommodations to homeless women in Tehran.
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Ninja girls take their training sessions to nature

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

A newly released album, a prelude to female solo songs in Iran

Javan, a principlist daily, criticizes the release of a female-male duet as a prelude to solo female singing.
Asia Cup 2015

A dress with a message of peace and solidarity with the world

An Iranian dress designer makes a traditional dress to be a representative of Iranian culture in the Asian Cup 2015.
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IRIB chief names woman as deputy for radio affairs

Nasrin Abravani has become the first woman to take charge of the Radio Department of Iran’s broadcaster.
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Iran slams allegations of women’s rights violation

The Iranian judiciary chief has rejected reports that women’s rights are trampled in Iran or that mass executions have taken place in the country.

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