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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.

Black on Dark: An Exhibit of Iranian Calligraphy Art

Famous Iranian calligraphy artist, Azra Aghighi Bakhshayesh, has put on show her latest works in an exhibition called “Black on Dark” in Tehran.

Iranian Women Gymnasts to Attend Int’l Contests after 15 Years

Iranian women gymnasts are to make history by attending international contests once again after 15 years of hiatus.

Two Iranian Women Rewarded by World Craft Council

Two Iranian female artists from the southern province of Fars have managed to win two awards from the World Crafts Council.

UN Rewards Iranian Woman for Creativity in Rural Life

The Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF), one of the UN’s advisory arms in women’s affairs, has presented its award for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life to Ziba Azizi from Sistan and Baluchestan province, south-eastern Iran.

Mat Weaving Turns into Main Profession of Iranians in Mazandaran

Mats and wicker works are among the oldest man-made stuffs woven in various parts of the world using the strands of vegetable fibres or reeds.

FIFA Hails Presence of Iranian Women Fans at Football Match

The president of the world football body has thanked the Iranian president for allowing Iranian women to go to the stadium to watch a football match.

Three Girls Arrested in Tehran for Joyriding Luxury Cars

Three Iranian girls were recently arrested in the capital city Tehran for stealing luxury cars to go for joy rides.

US Sanctions on Iran Harm Environment: VP

Iranian Vice-President Massoumeh Ebtekar says the US sanctions on Tehran not only endanger people’s lives but also cause severe damages to the environment.

Iran Holds Int’l Seminar on War’s Consequences for Family, Environment

The 2018 edition of an international seminar revolving around the impact of war on woman, family and environment was held in Tehran on Tuesday, in the presence of a dozens of government officials and foreign ambassadors.

Iranian Woman Abandons City to Breathe Life into Remote Village

Raheleh Ahmadi is an Iranian woman who has given up living in the city and departed for a remote village to turn it into an ecotourism destination, providing inspiration for the local women.

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