A senior Iranian official says the extent of domestic violence against women in Iran is less severe than that of other countries.
Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs has encouraged people to contact a helpline to report the cases of domestic violence or child maltreatment as people have been told to stay home to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar has written a letter to the women political leaders of the world, highlighting the impact of the US sanctions on Iran’s ability to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
A young Iranian lady is voluntarily purifying the dead bodies of coronavirus victims as part of the funeral ritual that all deceased people go through in the country.
An Iranian woman weightlifter, who has attended international contests for the first time, has now rolled up her sleeves to help fight the coronavirus.
Women in villages in southeastern Iran are using their skills to breathe new life into local underground water canals.
Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has issued an order to provide special support for the female-householder families and mitigate the harmful effects of the novel coronavirus outbreak on them.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted his administration’s efforts to promote gender equality in the country, underlining a plan to allocate at least 30 percent of administrative management jobs to women.
Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed Afsaneh Nadipour as the country’s new ambassador of the Islamic Republic to Denmark.
Iranian art gallery manager Anahita Ghabaian Etehadieh has been invited by the French Minister of Culture to receive the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in early 2020.