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Iran, UNDP officials explore avenues for boost of ties

Iran, UNDP officials explore avenues for boost of ties

 Iranian Vice President and Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in a meeting on Thursday explored avenues for improvement of bilateral cooperation.

Iran, EU discuss women’s rights

Iran, EU discuss women’s rights

 Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Ma'soumeh Ebtekar and the European Union's Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis in a meeting here reviewed women’s rights.

Massoumeh Ebtekar on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

Massoumeh Ebtekar on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

For me, "Ramadan" is fresh air. Maybe that is why it is called a holy and kind month.

Iran urges EU to adopt right decision on JCPOA

Iran urges EU to adopt right decision on JCPOA

Iranian vice president on Wednesday urged the European Union (EU) to adopt a right decision towards implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran calls for rational behavior by EU: VP

Iran calls for rational behavior by EU: VP

The Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs emphasized that in the current sensitive juncture, and given Iran’s patience, Tehran is calling for rational behavior by the European Union.

Majlis gives right of citizen to children born to Iranian mum

Majlis gives right of citizen to children born to Iranian mum

The parliament passed a bill on Sunday to grant citizenship right to children born to Iranian mothers.

Government resolutions for flood-affected areas should be reported with a focus on women

Government resolutions for flood-affected areas should be reported with a focus on women

The Vice President for Women and Family Affairs said, “The government has approved laws for the flood-hit areas that should be announced to the public.”

The Vice President in Golestan: Family-oriented projects are being conducted in flood-stricken areas

The Vice President in Golestan: Family-oriented projects are being conducted in flood-stricken areas

The Vice President for Women and Family Affairs said the implementation of a family-oriented plan aimed at building family skills, a resilience plan for helping affected people, and a plan to help NGOs are what her office is doing to reduce post-disa

27 percent of faculty members in Iran are women: vice-president

27 percent of faculty members in Iran are women: vice-president

Iranian vice-president said on Monday that 27 percent of faculty members at Iranian universities, and half of the students in the country are female.

Masoumeh Ebtekar’s Report to the President and the Full Text of the “2018 Measures Report”

Masoumeh Ebtekar’s Report to the President and the Full Text of the “2018 Measures Report”

In a separate meeting with President Rouhani, the past year performance and the new year's programs of the four Vice Presidencies, including the Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs, were examined.

Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts

Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts

Handicrafts exports from Hormozgan province reached some $3.15 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20).

Iran, Indonesia call for boosting ties in women’s and family affairs

Iran, Indonesia call for boosting ties in women’s and family affairs

The Indonesian Ministry of Women Empowerment hosted the first meeting for implementing the memorandum of understanding signed by Iran and Indonesia in women’s and family affairs.

Iran Vice President hails designating Mirzakhani’s birthday as world women in math

Iran Vice President hails designating Mirzakhani’s birthday as world women in math

Vice President for women and family affairs welcomed designating Iranian-born Stanford University professor Maryam Mirzakhani’s birthday as a day for celebrating women in mathematics.

Persian New Year, or Nowruz, explained

Persian New Year, or Nowruz, explained

The holiday of spring and renewal, celebrated by millions of people worldwide, dates back thousands of years.

Iran to Let Women Prisoners Serve Time outside Jail

Iran to Let Women Prisoners Serve Time outside Jail

Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says some women prisoners could serve their sentences outside jail with electronically controlled handcuffs.

Out-of-school girls decrease to 3% over four decades: VP

Out-of-school girls decrease to 3% over four decades: VP

Iranian Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has said that the rate of out-of-school girls in the country has decreased from 38 percent to 3 percent over the four past decades.

Iranian women’s development process unique: VP

Iranian women’s development process unique: VP

The Islamic Republic of Iran has created changes in life and ideology of people in different arenas which has made the development of Iranian women unique, Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, said on Saturday.

VP Praises Role of Women

VP Praises Role of Women

Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar says women in Iran are actively engaged in an economic campaign aimed at cushioning the impact of the cruel sanctions imposed by the United States against the Iranian nation.

Anti-Terror Fight Begins with Uprooting Wahhabi Ideology: Iran

Anti-Terror Fight Begins with Uprooting Wahhabi Ideology: Iran

Iran says real fight against terrorism begins with complete eradication of the Wahhabi ideology promoted by Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region.

On the Sidelines of the Women, Peace and Sustainable Security; Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on Women and Family Relations between Iran and Afghanistan

On the Sidelines of the Women, Peace and Sustainable Security; Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on Women and Family Relations between Iran and Afghanistan

Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President of Women and Family Affairs, and Delbar Nazari, Minister of Women's Affairs in Afghanistan, signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of women and family on Tuesday evening on the sidelines of