“Iranian Women Do Not Give Up Easily”: Tech Girl Roxanne Varza

31-year-old Roxanne Varza placed 6th in Business Insider’s Top 30 Women under 30 in Tech back in 2013. She is trilingual, and holds degrees...

Iranian People Break Record Number of Women MPs

Iran’s 10th Parliament will break the Islamic Republic’s all-time record of women in the legislative body, with 17 female candidates elected in the February 26 (round one) and April 29 (run-off) polls.
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The Magic Paintings by Women on the Mysterious Island

On Hormuz Island, the artery for Middle East oil and shipping, soil, rather than oil, has enchanted people’s lives, with earth paintings narrating the lives of the women in Hormuz. This god-given “soil art” can only be found on this 42km2 mysterious island at the entrance of the Persian Gulf.

Sareh Bayat Crowned Best Actress at Tiburon Film Festival

Sareh Bayat was awarded the Best Actress title at the 10th Tiburon International Film Festival, for her role in Abbas Rafei’s Oblivion Season.

MP: Religious Rules Apply if Women Attend Sports Stadia

The views of grand ayatollahs should be considered, even if the presence of women in sports stadiums to watch certain matches does not face any opposition, MP Ali Motahhari has said.

VP Lauds Women’s Contributions to Economic Development

Women have acted successfully in different fields to help realize the goal of economic development, the vice president for women and family affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi said on Tuesday.

Swedish festival spotlights female filmmakers from Iran

A lineup of five films by Iranian directors went on screen at the 10th International Female Film Festival Malmo, which wrapped up yesterday in the Swedish city.

Exhibition of 12 Female Iranian and Spanish Photographers in Madrid

12 well-known female photographers from Iran and Spain presented their work in a paired format, with pre-defined subjects, in the exhibition Parallel Perspectives . Iran-Spain : Photographs in the Mirror.

Syrian Refugee Girls Becoming Cinderella

Syrian refugee girls talk of their future hopes and dreams while wearing fairytale costumes, then go in front of the camera.

The Guardian Council Approves Equal Blood Money [Criminal Restitution] for Men and Women

The Guardian Council has ratified a bill on third party insurance coverage which states that equal blood money shall be paid for both men and women.

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