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Pegah Farajian, 42, is an Iranian business management expert. She used to serve as an employee at a private firm for 10 years, and when she decided to change her occupation, she went for a job that she loved and was close to her favorite sports field.
Women in Iran for the first time bought tickets to watch a national football match between two soccer clubs at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.
A fencer won the first medal in the history of Iranian women's epee fencing in the 5th edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games 2021 in Turkey.
Iran’s women’s volleyball team lost to Turkey 3-0 in the final match of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Monday night, securing a silver medal in the competitions.
Elham Hosseini has gained the first gold medal in the history of Iranian women’s weightlifting after shining out in the 2021 Islamic Countries Solidarity Games in the Turkish city of Konya.
Iranian runner Farzaneh Fasihi gained the silver medal of The 5th Islamic Countries Solidarity Games field and track competitions in 100-meter running in the Turkish city of Konya.
Iran’s national chess team’s head coach Shadi Paridar has been awarded by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) as the best female coach in 2022.
First Lady of Venezuela Cilia Flores along with Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Ensieh Khazali held a meeting with a number of female social and political activists in Tehran.
Last month, two Iranian women managed to reach the top of Mount Everest. Afsaneh Hesamifard and Elham Ramezani arrived at the peak on May 14 and 15, respectively, within a 30-day period.
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.