Saturday, December 2, 2023

Women

Not All Women Have the Eyes of “Afghan Girl”

A female member of Afghanistan’s Parliament has talked about the problems of women, refugees and the presence of foreign troops in her country.

Two Saudi Women Sentenced to 20 Lashes for Using ‘Obscene Words’ on WhatsApp

Two Saudi women were sentenced to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes for using "impermissible expressions" in their WhatsApp conversation.

Women’s Safety Conference to Be Held in Iran

"Women's Safety, Global Peace, and Prosperity" Conference is scheduled to be held in northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad next week.

Iranian Athlete Struggles to Become a Champion Once Again

Sara Abdolmaleki, a former champion in women’s rugby, was seriously injured in a car crash in early 2016, but she wants to rejoin professional sports in the near future.

Disguised as a Boy, Iranian Girl Sneaks into Football Stadium

An Iranian girl, who attended a recent football match between Perspolis and Esteghlal Khuzestan, believes that girls’ presence among the fans can create a calm atmosphere in stadiums.  

Javanmardi Voted Best Female Athlete of Month

Sareh Javanmardi was voted by the public as the Best Female Athlete of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games for September.

Nigerian President under Fire for Saying His Wife ‘Belongs in Kitchen’

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been widely criticised for saying his wife, Aisha, belongs in his kitchen and living room, in response to the first lady’s public criticism of the president’s appointments.

Thousands of Polish Women Stage ‘Black Monday’ Strikes to Protest Abortion Law

Thousands of Polish women dressed in black boycotted work and took to the streets in protest against a plan to ban abortions. Without half their...

Adventures of Iranian Woman Who Travelled the World Alone

Having visited over 50 countries, Iranian female world traveller believes that love, kindness and generosity are of utmost importance in travelling.

Iran’s First Female Olympic Medallist Receives Great Rewards upon Arrival

Iranian public and private bodies and organizations have been rushing to reward Kimia Alizadeh, the young Iranian taekwondo player who won the first-ever Olympic medal for Iran, upon her arrival in Iran.

Iranian Love Story Illustrated on a $5,800 Manteau

A gifted clothes designer has illustrated the old Iranian love story of Shirin and Farhad in miniature on a raw silk manteau, which is worth about $5,800 (200m rials).

Female Bikers in Shiraz National Championship

Iranian female bikers took part in National Biking Championship in Shiraz, Fars Province, on Monday, July 18.

Iran-Vatican Cooperation to Help Solve Problems of Women and Families: VP

Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Mowlaverdi stressed on Wednesday, June 15, that the cooperation between Tehran and Vatican City and other countries will help solve problems facing women and families.

Iranian People Break Record Number of Women MPs

Iran’s 10th Parliament will break the Islamic Republic’s all-time record of women in the legislative body, with 17 female candidates elected in the February 26 (round one) and April 29 (run-off) polls.

Female Iranian Futsal Player among the World’s Top 10

Female Iranian futsal player Fereshteh Karimi has been shortlisted for the title of the Best Woman Player of the World, thanks to her astounding...

Iranian Ninja bags KIN’s Honorary Diploma

Marjan Riahi’s documentary Iranian Ninja has won the Diploma of Honor at KIN International Women’s Film Festival in Armenia.

A female athlete whose career is built on ice

Iran’s female ice climber, who has won national and Asian medals, says she has set her sights on an Olympic medal.

A woman shines in a male-dominated job

When my works are sent to experts for evaluation, they find it difficult to believe that such works have been created by a woman, she says.

Iranian bride sets construction of waterhole as marriage portion

I decided to ask for the construction of a waterhole in the wilderness as my marriage portion because I blame human activity for the damage caused to animal habitant, the bride says.

How many women police are there on the beat in Iran?

A top police official has said that more than 7,000 women have made it to Law Enforcement and that precision, integrity and authenticity are their standout features.

Local dresses of Iranian women

Colorfulness is the standout feature of the clothes Iranian women wear.

A sailor who has sailed into unchartered waters

An Iranian woman has picked a job which has proved to be a whole new ball game for her: maritime sailing.

Party politics: A party for women or partisans of women’s political activity?

Three female political players set out reasons why Iranian women are underrepresented in executive bodies and how the current trend can be reversed.

A teacher’s foray into an apiary

Parsafar, who has now opened a store where she sells honey, puts her success down to her tireless efforts.

Women braver than men in bungee jumping

Unlike many men who go back on their decision to bungee jump, I have never seen a woman on a bungee-jumping platform back off, said a trainer in Tehran.

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