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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.

Iran Working on Bill that Limits Husband’s Right to Divorce

The Iranian Presidential Office's Department for Women and Family Affairs has put forward a revised bill aimed at supporting women’s rights by limiting the husband's right to divorce his wife.

Iranian Woman Making a Living by Weaving Baskets

An Iranian woman living in Kurdistan province, western Iran, runs her simple life by weaving baskets with twigs.

Iran’s First Female Ranger Talks of Fight against Hunters, Smugglers

Roya Kaveh is the first female ranger of Iran who wears the uniform of commandos and fights wood smuggling and illegal hunting of wild animals in forests across Iran.

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads to Welcome Nowruz

Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.

Iranian Couple Develops Technology for Rehab, Treatment of Joints

An Iranian researcher couple has circumvented sanctions and developed technologies which are very effective in medical treatment and rehabilitation.

Iran’s First Woman Chopper Pilot Praised by Veteran Captains

Samira Shabani is the first helicopter pilot in Iran, with two years' experience of flying aircraft. She believes flying a chopper is more difficult than flying a plane.

Iran to Let Women Prisoners Serve Time outside Jail

Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says some women prisoners could serve their sentences outside jail with electronically controlled handcuffs.

Tehran Hosts ‘Euphoric Garden’ Art Exhibition

The Iranian capital Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Elham Nafisifar called “Euphoric Garden”.

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.

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