Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Women

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.

An uphill ride for Iran’s female motocross racers

The story of a girl who has done great in a male-dominated sport.

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.

Profoundly different Iranian nurses

In spite of disabilities, the two sisters have proved that they are the best of nurses for their ailing mother.

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.

Iranian women as old as millennia-old history

Sharq daily in an opinion piece analyzes the history and future of Iranian women, saying that the modern world has to live with gender equality.

Ninja girls take their training sessions to nature

The allure of performing feats in nature has prompted Ninja girls to practice martial arts outdoors.

Whenever I reach the end, I start from scratch

Newsha Tavakolian, a self-taught photographer, says her success has no bearing on her gender.

IRIB chief names woman as deputy for radio affairs

Nasrin Abravani has become the first woman to take charge of the Radio Department of Iran’s broadcaster.

Iran slams allegations of women’s rights violation

The Iranian judiciary chief has rejected reports that women’s rights are trampled in Iran or that mass executions have taken place in the country.

Feeling of Inferiority; Self-inflicted Violence against Women

One of the most extreme forms of self-inflicted violence experienced by some Iranian women is that they sell themselves short and become blind followers of imported aesthetic standards.

One month in Mexico City; the women’s city

Mexico in the words of an Iranian filmmaker who traveled there to have her film screened at Guanajuato Film Festival.

Iran’s Iron Lady

Iran’s Iron Lady talks about her family and working life.

In a man-ruled kingdom, an Iranian woman goes all alone

A female Iranian bus driver has hit the road to prove that women don’t have to take a back seat to men as far as certain jobs are concerned.

Iran’s Shot-Putter Rajabi Wins Silver at Asiad

Leila Rajabi, an Iranian female athlete, wins a silver medal in the shot put final in the 2014 Asian Games.

Iranian Women Win Gold, Silver in Incheon Asian Games

Iranian female athletes win the country's first medals in the Asian Games.

An invitation to a serious life

The story of how an Iranian woman has scaled the corporate and social ladder.

Will sexist attitudes toward the presence of women in stadiums end?

There are signs that Iranian women may find their way to stadiums

Women and Jewelry; From Conservatism to Adventurism

Prominent Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli has shared his thoughts on the relationship between women and jewelry.

Opportunities and threats facing women’s employment in society

A city council official takes a closer look at women’s employment, opportunities and threats.

Women helped develop arts

An Arts expert admits women have contributed a lot to the development of arts in post-revolution Iran.

Bring it on

A report that helps you out more about how Iranian female Ninjas live and what they pursue.

Tear gas canisters for flower pots

A Palestinian woman in a village near Ramallah, in the West Bank, has turned tear gas canisters fired by Israeli soldiers into small flower pots in her garden. The symbolic move comes in protest at Israeli violence targeting the Palestinians.

Rouhani orders investigation of possibilities of women presence in stadium

Iran’s president has issued a directive to investigate the possibility of women’s presence in stadium.

Supreme Leader Raps West’s Materialistic View of Women

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei lambasted the western countries for their materialistic view and instrumental use of women, describing the West's wrong view about woman as the root cause of various problems in the contemporary world.

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