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.

Marjan Riahi - iranian ninja movie

One month in Mexico City; the women’s city

Mexico in the words of an Iranian filmmaker who traveled there to have her film screened at Guanajuato Film Festival.
Faryal Mostofi

Iran’s Iron Lady

Iran’s Iron Lady talks about her family and working life.
Iranian bus driver woman

In a man-ruled kingdom, an Iranian woman goes all alone

A female Iranian bus driver has hit the road to prove that women don’t have to take a back seat to men as far as certain jobs are concerned.
Iranian women and politics

Iranian parties are too masculine

A female activist says political parties in Iran are dominated by men and should do more to give women a bigger role to play in their ranks.
Women and environment

Women are in the lead in protecting the environment

Women’s contribution to and active involvement in efforts to preserve natural resources should never be overlooked.
Iranian Women in Stadium

Will sexist attitudes toward the presence of women in stadiums end?

There are signs that Iranian women may find their way to stadiums
Iranian woman Maryam Mirzakhani wins Nobel Prize of mathematics

Iranian woman wins Fields Medal

An Iranian mathematician has become the first woman in the world to win the prestigious Fields Medal, also known as the “Nobel Prize of Mathematics.”
Parviz Tanavoli Works

Women and jewelry, from conservatism to adventurism

Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli shares his thoughts on women and jewelry.
Opportunities and threats facing women’s employment in society

Opportunities and threats facing women’s employment in society

A city council official takes a closer look at women’s employment, opportunities and threats.
Alireza Sami-Azar, a former director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and a visual arts expert

Women helped develop arts

An Arts expert admits women have contributed a lot to the development of arts in post-revolution Iran.

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