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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.

Women Entrepreneurs Shining in Iran despite Sanctions

The “Women of the Sanctions Era” campaign composed of successful women entrepreneurs has recently gone viral on social media networks in Iran as the country is grappling with the “toughest sanctions ever” imposed by the US.

Anti-Terror Fight Begins with Uprooting Wahhabi Ideology: Iran

Iran says real fight against terrorism begins with complete eradication of the Wahhabi ideology promoted by Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region.

US Women Activists Blast Trump for His Anti-Iran Policies

Visiting Tehran, members of an anti-war NGO based in the US criticize the Washington administration for abandoning the multilateral 2015 nuclear deal and re-imposing bans on Iran, saying such a move is the outcome of extensive lobbying by the Israeli and Saudi regimes, America’s staunchest allies in the Middle East.

Iran Relies on Self-Esteemed Women for Bypassing US Sanctions

An Iranian researcher says during a project in a knowledge-based firm inside Iran, when challenged by the US sanctions, she and her colleagues launched new attempts and managed to produce the raw material they needed domestically and press ahead with their project.

Iranian Baluch Woman Designs Dress for Queen of Brunei

A famous Iranian costume designer has designed a dress for the queen of Brunei upon the request of Iran’s Ambassador to the tiny country.
Tehran Hosts Int’l Event on Women, Sustainability, Peace, Security

Tehran Hosts Int’l Event on Women, Sustainability, Peace, Security

The second edition of the International Event on Women, Sustainability, Peace, and Security has been held in Tehran by Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Women and Family Affairs.

Cabinet to Discuss Bill Equalizing Blood Money for Women, Men: VP

Iran’s Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has submitted a bill to the Cabinet which calls for equal blood money for both genders, Vice President Massoumeh Ebtekar said.

Iranian Baby Girl Becomes Nursing Mother for Blind Brother

A 5-year-old Iranian girl named Aynaz takes care of her visually impaired brother Assef like a perfect mother.
‘Iranian Women Running Economic Campaign against US Bans’

‘Iranian Women Running Economic Campaign against US Bans’

Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar says women in Iran are actively engaged in an economic campaign aimed at cushioning the impact of the cruel sanctions imposed by the United States against the Iranian nation.

Iranian Skier Declares Her Fault, Leaves Tournament

Marjan Kalhor, a member of Iran’s national Alpine skiing team, had booked a place in the second round of the World Championships in Sweden, but in a strange but praiseworthy move informed the referees about her fault and was disqualified.

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