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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.

Iran, Sweden Discuss Promoting Women’s Role in Economy

Iran, Sweden Discuss Promoting Women’s Role in Economy

Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar says women can play a leading role in the expansion of economic ties between Tehran and Stockholm.

Ebtekar calls for women to wear colorful traditional outfits

Ebtekar calls for women to wear colorful traditional outfits

Iranian traditional clothing embraces a variety of colors, beauty and chastity, Masoumeh Ebtekar, the vice president for women’s and family affairs, said, adding the traditional outfit can become a pattern for girl’s clothing as well as female unive

Iran, Azerbaijan discuss broadening of mutual cooperation

Iran, Azerbaijan discuss broadening of mutual cooperation

Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar discussed mutual cooperation with First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Republic Mehriban Aliyeva here on Wednesday.

Charity Concert Held in Tehran to Raise Funds for Mothers in Prison

Charity Concert Held in Tehran to Raise Funds for Mothers in Prison

Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has organized a benefit concert in Tehran to raise funds for the release of incarcerated moms as part of a campaign called “Prison No Place for Mothers”.

2,700 NGOs Working in Iran on Women, Family Affairs: VP

2,700 NGOs Working in Iran on Women, Family Affairs: VP

Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs says the hundreds of governmental and non-governmental organizations working in the fields of women rights are ‘national assets’ of the country.

Women at Front Line of Fight against Violence: Iran FM

Women at Front Line of Fight against Violence: Iran FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says women are at the forefront of the campaign against violence and hate.

Iranian VP Calls for Formation of Global Network against Violence

Iranian VP Calls for Formation of Global Network against Violence

Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar has called for the establishment of a network among governments, parliaments, NGOs, and women activists to promote peace and security not only in the Middle East but at the internat

FM Zarif lauds women’s role in standing up to violence

FM Zarif lauds women’s role in standing up to violence

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message hailed women's campaign in against violence.

Less corruption seen among women in senior roles

Less corruption seen among women in senior roles

Minister of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi believes employing women in managerial positions reduces corruption and embezzlement.

Administration to improve gender equality: VP Ebtekar

Administration to improve gender equality: VP Ebtekar

The Iranian administration is making attempts to promote women’s presence in the society and improve gender equality in different arenas, said the vice president for women’s and family affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar.

Govt. resolute on creating equal job opportunities for women

Govt. resolute on creating equal job opportunities for women

VP for Women and Family Affairs said Sat. that the government is determined to take measures for gender equality and creating equal access to social services and job opportunities for women.

Iran, Montenegro tourism ties to develop economic capacities: MP

Iran, Montenegro tourism ties to develop economic capacities: MP

Developing tourism relations between Iran and Montenegro will reinforce economic potentials between the two countries, an Iranian MP said.

Iran Opens Its First Smart Hospital

Iran Opens Its First Smart Hospital

The first smart hospital of Iran has been opened in the city of Orumiyeh (also known as Urmia) in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.

Vice President visits Golestan Province

Vice President visits Golestan Province

Dr. Massoumeh Ebtekar traveled to Golestan Province for one day on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Tehran says seeking co-op with UN on human rights

Tehran says seeking co-op with UN on human rights

Mohammad Javad Larijani, secretary of the High Council for Human Rights Mohammad in Iran, has said that Iran is seeking close cooperation with the United Nations on issues related to human rights.

Iran's plans to sustainable development underway: Vice-president

Iran's plans to sustainable development underway: Vice-president

Iranian government is paying a special attention to the rights of ethnic groups, minorities, youths and women in order to make use of the country's capacities on the way to sustainable development, an Iranian official said on Saturday.

Ebtekar, Akhtar discuss women’s empowerment in IT sector

Ebtekar, Akhtar discuss women’s empowerment in IT sector

TEHRAN – The Iranian vice president for women’s and family affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar and the UN under secretary-general Shamshad Akhtar discussed the role of women in disaster risk reduction and resilience through empowering them in various areas incl