Women

Iranian Women News

Women in modern Iran remain a pressing and important topic, and are covered here with relevant news, reports and opinion from across many fields.

Iranian Woman Abandons City to Breathe Life into Remote Village

Raheleh Ahmadi is an Iranian woman who has given up living in the city and departed for a remote village to turn it into an ecotourism destination, providing inspiration for the local women.

Sculpture Exhibit Depicts Iranian Women’s Transition to Modernity

Sculptures made by Iranian artist Behzad Ajdari are put on display at an art gallery in Tehran, portraying the transition of Iranian women from tradition to modernity.

Iran to Annul Imprisonment Penalty over Failure to Pay Mahr

Iranian lawmakers are to revoke the imprisonment penalty for husbands unable to pay Mahr, the money that husbands undertake to pay their wives on demand based on Islamic law.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.
Iranian Woman Elected as Member of Int’l Motorcycle Federation

Iranian Woman Elected as Member of Int’l Motorcycle Federation

An Iranian woman has been elected to the women’s commission of the International Motorcycle Federation for the first time in Iran’s motorcycling history

Girls with Intellectual Disability Thrilled to Meet Famous TV Host

Iran’s most popular sports programs host has called on girls with intellectual disability at one of the institutes run by the Rehabilitation Organization.

The Old Road; A Thrilling Drama on Violence against Women

Manijeh Hekmat, a prominent Iranian filmmaker, in her latest work “The Old Road,” has addressed the social problem of violence against women, at a time when the issue has turned into a matter of discussion for thinkers around the world.

Farangis; Untold Story of Women’s Role in Iran-Iraq War

The book “Farangis,” the winner of the annual award presented to the best book about Holy Defence – the eight-year Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s – has been reprinted six times.

Iranians Rushing to Deliver Babies on Luxury Dates!

Iranian mothers lined up at maternity wards on 7/7/1397 in the Iranian calendar (September 29, 2018) to give birth to their infants on that certain date despite dangers of delivering babies prematurely.

Iranian President Rings in New School Year

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has rung in the new academic year at a high school in Tehran.

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