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Panahizadeh named to world wrestling commission

Panahizadeh, who runs the International Department for the Iranian Wrestling Federation, becomes the first Iranian woman to serve on a United World Wrestling commission.
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An uphill ride for Iran’s female motocross racers

The story of a girl who has done great in a male-dominated sport.
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Women’s shelter; can they find home away from home?

Iran has established free support centers – with a homelike atmosphere –in a number of provinces for women subjected to domestic violence.
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Dolls, the victims’ best friends in a Tehran rehab center (PHOTOS)

The victims of social ills in a Tehran rehab center have found a good plaything to befriend.
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Story of Iranian woman with no arms gets global media attention

“Each body might have some limitations and deficiencies. But if you have a pure, elevated soul I think the body won't matter,” said the disabled Iranian woman.
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Iranian sportswoman who is crazy about skydiving (PHOTOS)

An exciting jump from a plane is the only sport which can get the Iranian girl’s adrenalin flowing.
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Bakery staffed by women in eastern Iran (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery featuring hardworking Iranian women at work in a bakery whose staff is all women.
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A devoted mother (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery featuring a single Iranian mother who looks after her paralyzed daughter.
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A hardworking female Iranian rice farmer (PHOTOS)

A photo gallery of an Iranian female rice farmer who believes that work is a cure for all health problems.
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Knock on wood; female carpenters have knocked down gender barriers

Two female Iranian carpenters sail into unchartered waters and grapple with problems of an all-male profession.