Iran’s First Woman Airport Manager Talks of Her Job’s Ups & Downs (3)

Iran’s First Woman Airport Chief Talks of Her Job’s Ups & Downs

It’s been a few months that an Iranian woman named Parvaneh Sohrabi has been appointed as the first female airport manager in Iran and in the Middle East.
Female Indian Journalists Meet with Iran FM

Female Indian Journalists Meet with Iran FM

A host of female Indian authors and journalists have met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Iranian Female Painter Wins Award at Harvard Art Gala (1)

Iranian Female Painter Wins Award at Harvard Art Gala

Iranian surrealist painter and senior research associate at Harvard University, Sara Ashrafi, has won the first prize at an annual gala held by the Massachusetts General Hospital for the best painting about the Alzheimer’s disease.

Two Iranian Girls Training to Become Mechanics

Two Iranian girls with an interest in repairing vehicles are now learning how to become mechanics in defiance of the fact that the occupation is mostly male-dominated.

‘Diplomatic Ladies’ Hold Food, Handicrafts Festival in Tehran

A festival of food and handicrafts was held in Tehran on Thursday by the Diplomatic Spouses' Association of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Afghan Woman Runs Largest Hospital Clothing Workshop in Iran

Zeinab Shaban, a thirty-four-year-old Afghan woman who is living in Iran, has launched a successful business and manufactures hospital clothing to help Afghan and Iranian staff.

Flight Captained by Two Women for First Time in Iran

For the first time in Iran, two women pilots have captained a flight, which took over 160 passengers from Tehran to Mashhad and brought almost the same number of people back to Tehran.

Law that Let Iranian Women Pass Nationality to Children Takes Effect

Iran’s Ministry of Interior says the law that allows Iranian women with non-Iranian husbands to pass their own nationality to their children has officially come into force.

Iran Celebrates Women’s First Free Stadium Attendance with 14 Goals

Iran’s national football team pulled off a landslide victory over Cambodia, scoring seven in either half to send them well clear at the top of Group C, in a day when Iranian women were allowed to freely attend the stadium for the first time in 40 years.
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Int’l Paralympic Committee Praises Iranian Shooter as ‘Pistol Queen’

A few days before the start of the World Paralympic Championships in Sydney, the website of the International Paralympic Committee chose an interesting nickname for the Iranian shooter Sareh Javanmardi, calling her “The Pistol Queen”.

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