Women

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.

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Good wives, working moms, top managers are no quitters

Arman-e Emrooz daily examines women's representation in management positions and their family roles as mothers and wives.
Fatemeh Moghimi

The presence of women and the youth heralds profound changes in Iran’s economy

The business atmosphere in Iran has gradually become more welcoming to women, said Fatemeh Moghimi.
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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.
Rakhshan Bani Etemad

Renowned director to auction prize to help build a shelter for women rough sleepers

Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s international award will be put up for sale; the proceeds will go to a charity to offer accommodations to homeless women in Tehran.
Female ninjas

Ninja girls take their training sessions to nature

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

A newly released album, a prelude to female solo songs in Iran

Javan, a principlist daily, criticizes the release of a female-male duet as a prelude to solo female singing.
Asia Cup 2015

A dress with a message of peace and solidarity with the world

An Iranian dress designer makes a traditional dress to be a representative of Iranian culture in the Asian Cup 2015.
Iran-Ebtekar-Minerva

Iran’s female vice president has been awarded Italy’s Minerva Award

Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar's endeavors on political and environmental fronts have been recognized in Rome.
broken mirror

Inferiority, self-inflicted violence

One of the most extreme forms of self-inflicted violence experienced by some Iranian women is that they sell themselves short and become blind followers of imported aesthetic standards.
Marjan Riahi - iranian ninja movie

One month in Mexico City; the women’s city

Mexico in the words of an Iranian filmmaker who traveled there to have her film screened at Guanajuato Film Festival.

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