Monday, July 15, 2024

Women

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.

Iranian female athletes crowned in world cadet taekwondo event

Young Iranian female taekwondo artists have finished first at the second edition of the WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships in South Korea.

Will women be allowed to attend major sporting events?

Iran’s vice-president for women affairs has talked in an interview about what government has done for women when it comes to presence in sporting arenas, broader representation in parliament and domestic violence.

Panahizadeh named to world wrestling commission

Panahizadeh, who runs the International Department for the Iranian Wrestling Federation, becomes the first Iranian woman to serve on a United World Wrestling commission.

An uphill ride for Iran’s female motocross racers

The story of a girl who has done great in a male-dominated sport.

Story of Iranian woman with no arms gets global media attention

“Each body might have some limitations and deficiencies. But if you have a pure, elevated soul I think the body won't matter,” said the disabled Iranian woman.

Profoundly different Iranian nurses

In spite of disabilities, the two sisters have proved that they are the best of nurses for their ailing mother.

Knock on wood; female carpenters have knocked down gender barriers

Two female Iranian carpenters sail into unchartered waters and grapple with problems of an all-male profession.

Iranian women as old as millennia-old history

Sharq daily in an opinion piece analyzes the history and future of Iranian women, saying that the modern world has to live with gender equality.

Ninja girls take their training sessions to nature

The allure of performing feats in nature has prompted Ninja girls to practice martial arts outdoors.

Whenever I reach the end, I start from scratch

Newsha Tavakolian, a self-taught photographer, says her success has no bearing on her gender.

IRIB chief names woman as deputy for radio affairs

Nasrin Abravani has become the first woman to take charge of the Radio Department of Iran’s broadcaster.

Iran slams allegations of women’s rights violation

The Iranian judiciary chief has rejected reports that women’s rights are trampled in Iran or that mass executions have taken place in the country.

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