Panahizadeh, who runs the International Department for the Iranian Wrestling Federation, becomes the first Iranian woman to serve on a United World Wrestling commission.
The story of a girl who has done great in a male-dominated sport.
Iran has established free support centers – with a homelike atmosphere –in a number of provinces for women subjected to domestic violence.
The victims of social ills in a Tehran rehab center have found a good plaything to befriend.
“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.
An exciting jump from a plane is the only sport which can get the Iranian girl’s adrenalin flowing.
A photo gallery featuring hardworking Iranian women at work in a bakery whose staff is all women.
A photo gallery featuring a single Iranian mother who looks after her paralyzed daughter.
A photo gallery of an Iranian female rice farmer who believes that work is a cure for all health problems.
Two female Iranian carpenters sail into unchartered waters and grapple with problems of an all-male profession.