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The International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) has finally allowed Iranian women to attend Asian and international competitions while observing the Islamic dress-code (Hijab).
Having won the title of the only Women’s Race Championship held in Iran, Behnaz Shafiei is now the most prominent Iranian woman motorcyclist, but she still has bigger ambitions.
Women who have recently converted to Islam or those who decided to change their lifestyle have launched a campaign in Tehran to promote the culture of wearing hijab.
Iran has expressed its readiness to host a 2018 meeting of women lawmakers from Asian parliaments, a female lawmaker said.
An Iranian official says a bill on protection of women against violence is being reviewed at the country’s Judiciary.
An Iranian lawmaker says granting Iranian nationality to the children born to an Iranian mother and a non-Iranian father not only is a must for population management, but can also decrease insecurity in the country.
Iran’s science ministry plans to present young female scientists with an international award named after the late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani.