A group of Iranian girls from a faraway village in Iran’s most underdeveloped province have come up with a new initiative to sell their handmade crafts and spend the money they earn in the education and health sectors of their village.
Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar says women can play a leading role in the expansion of economic ties between Tehran and Stockholm.
About 3,000 Iranian women are serving as rural executives across the country with Khorasan Razavi province in the northeast and Sistan and Baluchestan province in the southeast having the highest number of female local government heads.
An Iraqi parliamentarian says the fate of about 3,100 Yazidi women and girls abducted by the ISIS terrorist group in 2014 is still unknown.
Yemenis from all walks of life have held rallies and issued separate statements vehemently condemning the abuse of a Yemeni woman by a Sudanese mercenary in western al-Hudaydah province.
The first national triathlon championship was held in Tehran’s Azadi sports complex on Thursday, in the presence of International Triathlon Union President Marisol Casado.
Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs says the hundreds of governmental and non-governmental organizations working in the fields of women rights are ‘national assets’ of the country.
A new report says the Iranian Foreign Ministry is to appoint three female ambassadors, including a Sunni woman, in the near future in a move that would increase the total number of women envoys to four.
Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has organized a benefit concert in Tehran to raise funds for the release of incarcerated moms as part of a campaign called “Prison No Place for Mothers”.
Iran’s flag-carrier airline Iran Air is set to recruit female pilots for the first time in the country’s history.