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.

Akie Abe, Japanese PM’s Wife Lauds Iranian Women as Capable, Successful

Japanese PM’s Wife Lauds Iranian Women as Capable, Successful   

Japanese prime minister’s wife says Iranian women are quite capable and completely successful in their social activities, and easily express their opinions and viewpoints in the society.
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MP Urges Competent Women to Run for Iran Local Elections

An Iranian lawmaker called on competent women to run for Iran’s City and Village Councils elections due to be held in May across the country.
Women’s Central Position in Iran’s Parliament

Women’s Central Position in Iran’s Parliament

Women have had a central role in the present term of the Iranian Parliament as shown by an interesting photo featuring the portraits of all the lawmakers, recently posted on the legislative body’s Telegram channel.
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Top EU Court Allows Employers to Ban Muslim Headscarf

The European Union’s top court ruled that EU companies have the right to ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols, such as the Islamic headscarf.
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Working Women in Iran Can Receive Paid Leave for Adopting Kids

working women who adopt children under the age of three are now entitled to 84 days of paid leave, the Ministry of Labor, Cooperatives and Social Welfare said in a new directive.
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189% Increase in Employment of Iranian Women in Executive Jobs

Iran’s minister of labour says the number of Iranian women employed in executive positions shows a huge growth compared with three years ago.
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Mothers Are Not Fulltime Nurses

In a recent meeting in Tehran, Iranian researchers and psychologists discussed mothers’ problems in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Iran, Japan Highlight Women’s Role in Development

The second round of the Joint Iran-Japan Symposium ‘Women, Education, and Economic Empowerment’ held in Tokyo concluded on Friday.
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Iranian Women Often Don’t Report Sexual Abuse

Despite certain regulations on violence against Iranian women, the ones who suffer sexual abuse often don’t disclose it due to a lack of social support.
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Rouhani Administration Promoting Gender Equality in Iran: Activist

An Iranian women’s rights activist has described as positive the government’s efforts to bridge the gender gap existing in the Iranian society.

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