The latest news and views about women and their rights
Iranian female filmmakers and actresses have issued a statement to condemn what they have called violence against women in the country’s cinema.
A young Ukrainian woman has recently converted from Christianity to Islam in southwestern Iran, after developing an interest in the holy religion and its dress code.
Marking the National Women’s Day, President Ebrahim Raisi has paid tribute to Iranian women for the “history-making” role they played in the country’s important historical junctures, including the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the ensuing Sacred Defense against Iraqi imposed war.
Iranian football officials have decided to allow two-thousand women to go to a Tehran’s stadium to watch the FIFA world cup qualifiers against Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.
Iran futsal goalkeeper Farzaneh Tavasoli has been shortlisted for the best women goalkeeper of the world in 2021.
Iran’s goalkeeper Fatemeh Khalili has once more won the the title of the best player of the match in the President’s Cup of the IHF women world championships underway in Spain.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received a host of nurses and families of medical personnel who lost their lives to COVID-19 while treating and caring for patients inflicted with the deadly virus.
Mansoureh Karami, the wife of assassinated Iranian nuclear physics professor Massoud Alimohammadi has become the Iranian Red Crescent Society’s peace envoy.
Iranian referee Gelareh Nazemi was nominated for world’s best woman referee, International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) announced.
The Iranian and South Korean national football teams will face each other for a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on October 12.
Independent investigators probing allegations of sexual abuse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) revealed that the World Health Organization’s (WHO) staff and other aid workers have sexually abused several women and girls during the health agency’s response to Ebola outbreak in the African country.
The Islamic Republic of Iran women's national football team have heavily defeated Bangladesh in qualifying matches for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup.
World-renowned Iranian archer Zahra Nemati makes history by striking gold in the women’s individual recurve at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games.
Amid the outbreak of corona pandemic throughout Iran, a video of an Iranian nurse who sings songs for the patients has gone viral recently. In this video, Forough Ahmadi who works at Al-Zahra Hospital of Isfahan province in central Iran, recites poems and sings songs for the patients and her colleagues to give them peace of mind.
Iran’s Education Ministry and the Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs have unveiled educational content for virtual courses on “special life skills for girls”.
The Iranian first vice president has highlighted the significant role of women in society, saying they have shone very well in discharging the responsibilities assigned to them in various arenas.
An Iranian woman will be the first female referee of the country to appear in the FIFA world cup.
Yekta Jamali has claimed Iran's first-ever female weightlifter to win a world medal.
Kowsar Sadeghi Monfared, the first Iranian woman seafarer, has started her work at the Caspian Sea port city of Fereydounkenar.
The novel coronavirus has led to the death of a pregnant Iranian nurse before she delivered her baby.