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An Iranian girl who has fallen victim to an acid attack is pushing for legislation that would ban the purchase and sale of acid to prevent further acid attacks in the future.
Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Women and Family Affairs and the Swedish Institute recently co-organised an international workshop in Tehran to share their experiences in the field of gender mainstreaming.
Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar says the government is determined to keep up working to eliminate gender inequality in the country and provide equal opportunities to both men and women.
An Iranian woman from the city of Yazd has made a football on which the flags of 32 countries participating in FIFA World Cup 2018 can be seen.
Head of the Iranian Parliament’s Women Faction says female lawmakers are considering a motion that sets a quota for women parliamentarians, in a bid to boost the participation of women in the Iranian politics.
Rashin Kheiriyeh, an Iranian graphic designer, has talked about her experience of designing Google’s FIFA World Cup doodle for the Iranian national football team.
Iranian women on Wednesday were finally allowed to go to the Azadi Stadium in Tehran for the first time after the 1979 Revolution to watch Iran’s superb performance against Spain along with men.
Iranian women involved in the handicrafts industry preserve traditional arts while making a living from the traditional activity.
Iranian Families have been given a chance to watch the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 football matches live on a JumboTron in the country’s largest stadium.