Saturday, November 26, 2022

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Female Iranian Calligrapher Writes Out Entire Quran with Gold Ink

An Iranian calligrapher, who is said to be the second female calligrapher of the Muslim world, has written the entire Quran in the naskh style of calligraphy using gold ink.

Domestic Violence in Iran Less Than That in Other Countries: VP  

A senior Iranian official says the extent of domestic violence against women in Iran is less severe than that of other countries.

Titi Caravanserai: A Historical Hotel Built on A Woman’s Order

Iran’s northern province of Gilan hosts a historical hotel, known as the “Titi Caravanserai”, which had been constructed upon the order of a female member of the royal family some 600 years ago.

VP Asks Iranians to Use Helpline to Report Domestic Violence

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.

Iran Urges Women Leaders to Act against US Bans amid COVID-19

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.

Young Girl Volunteers to Purify Bodies of COVID-19 Victims before Burial

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.

Iranian Holy Shrine Used for Production of Masks amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The holy shrine of Shah Cheragh in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz has been temporarily turned into a workshop for local women producing masks amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 in the country.

Iranian Woman Weightlifter-cum-Nurse Helping COVID-19 Patients

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 Breathing New Life into Iran’s Qanats Using Handicrafts Revenues

Women in villages in southeastern Iran are using their skills to breathe new life into local underground water canals.

Iran’s VP Orders Aid to Female Breadwinners Affected by Coronavirus

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 Female Sprinter Farzaneh Fasihi Sets New Record in Istanbul

Iranian fastest female runner Farzaneh Fasihi has ranked first in 60-metre indoor competitions in Istanbul Cup improving her own previous record.

President Rouhani Says Women’s Role Growing in Iran

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 Appoints Female Ambassador to Denmark

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed Afsaneh Nadipour as the country’s new ambassador of the Islamic Republic to Denmark.

Iranian Woman to Receive French Order of Arts and Letters

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.

20-Year-Old Girl Breaks Iran Clean Sheet Record

Zahra Khajavi, a goalkeeper playing for a women’s football club in Iran’s Kurdistan Province, has broken the country’s clean sheet record after not conceding a goal for 950 minutes.

Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian women Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.

Charity Worker Helps Wishes of 453 Cancer Kids Come True

An Iranian charity worker has dedicated her life to children with cancer to change the colour of their world.

Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Mobile Bookstore

A young Iranian lady has come up with the idea of converting a minibus into a book shop, but she is not old enough yet to drive her “mobile” bookstore.

Iranian Couple Hold Exhibition to Show Women Woes, Achievements

An Iranian artist couple have run an exhibition called "Leili and Shirin" to put on show in two different ways some works about the society’s view of the women.

Iranian Girl Wins Reputation by Walking a Thin Line

Reyhaneh Armaghani is an Iranian girl whose unusual career and field of sport, highlining, has won her some reputation. She walks on a thin belt, practices slack line and unicycle, and works at heights.

US Sanctions Not to Stop Iranian Women’s Progress: VP

Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar says the Iranian women will not stop moving forward despite the crippling sanctions imposed by the United States.

Iranian Women’s Growth Can Be Model for All: VP

Iranian Vice President for Women and Family Affairs has highlighted legal made in Iran to improve the status’ of women in the country after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

‘Iran Must Reinforce Its Laws on Violence against Women’

A lawyer and women’s rights activist has weighed on violence against women in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the country’s laws and regulations to protect women.

Iran’s First Woman Airport Chief Talks of Her Job’s Ups & Downs

It’s been a few months that an Iranian woman named Parvaneh Sohrabi has been appointed as the first female airport manager in Iran and in the Middle East.

Female Indian Journalists Meet with Iran FM

A host of female Indian authors and journalists have met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

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