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Iranian MP praises women’s growth in economic, social and cultural fields

Iranian MP praises women’s growth in economic, social and cultural fields

Over the past years in Iran, women and girls have enjoyed the rights to get engaged in economic, social and cultural fields, said Farideh Owlad-Qobad speaking at the 63rd session of Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on Thursday.

Iran female weightlifters in Asian competitions for 1st time

Iran female weightlifters in Asian competitions for 1st time

Iran's national weightlifting team will compete for the first time in Asian contests to be held in mid April in China, the head of the Iran Weightlifting Federation told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Tuesday.

Iranian female professor wins UK award in science and technology

Iranian female professor wins UK award in science and technology

The Suffrage science award is granted in order to promote the leading roles held by women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The award, introducing women's scientific s

Department of Environment to employ female rangers

Department of Environment to employ female rangers

Department of Environment (DOE) is to employ female rangers, Jamshid Mohabatkhani, the commander of DOE’s environment protection unit, said here on Sunday.

An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam

An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam

Laleh Bakhtiar, an Iranian-American Islamic scholar, is the first woman to present a critical translation of the Quran in any language.

Int’l Women’s Day: Celebrating women’s resilience in the face of adversity

Int’l Women’s Day: Celebrating women’s resilience in the face of adversity

The day was marked by street rallies, conferences, award ceremonies, protests and lengthy statements from world leaders, human rights campaigners and others. Social media was flooded with messages fro

Iran Relies on Self-Esteemed Women for Bypassing US Sanctions

Iran Relies on Self-Esteemed Women for Bypassing US Sanctions

An Iranian researcher says during a project in a knowledge-based firm inside Iran, when challenged by the US sanctions, she and her colleagues launched new attempts and managed to produce the raw material they needed domestically and press ahead with

Iranian Baluch Woman Designs Dress for Queen of Brunei

Iranian Baluch Woman Designs Dress for Queen of Brunei

A famous Iranian costume designer has designed a dress for the queen of Brunei upon the request of Iran’s Ambassador to the tiny country.

Envoy lauds role of Iran women in country's progress

Envoy lauds role of Iran women in country's progress

The Iranian ambassador to Russia praised the role of Iranian women in development of the country in various fields.

Women, Men Equal in Development of Abilities in Islam’s View

Women, Men Equal in Development of Abilities in Islam’s View

Zeynab Hamidzadeh, advisor to the Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology, made the remark at the opening of the 5th gathering of Science and Technology Exchange Program (STEP) in Islam

Iranian Baloch woman; fourth top rural lady in world

Iranian Baloch woman; fourth top rural lady in world

Ziba Azizi as the successful and socially active Baloch women and the world's 4th top rural lady and the best rural woman in Iran says that the social, cultural and educational activities of Baloch women is leading to reduce Poverty, deprivation and

Iranian woman wins silver of Uganda badminton doubles

Iranian woman wins silver of Uganda badminton doubles

An Iranian female badminton player won the silver medal of the doubles in Uganda International Championship.

Women managing 400 knowledge-based companies in Iran

Women managing 400 knowledge-based companies in Iran

Out of the total number of 4,070 knowledge-based companies working in Iran, about 400 companies are established and being managed by women, Zeinab Hamidzadeh presidential advisor for science and technology said here on Sunday.

Baluch women to be trained in workshops equipped by Japan

Baluch women to be trained in workshops equipped by Japan

Women of the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan are to be trained in several workshops equipped by Japan.

Cabinet to Discuss Bill Equalizing Blood Money for Women, Men: VP

Cabinet to Discuss Bill Equalizing Blood Money for Women, Men: VP

Iran’s Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has submitted a bill to the Cabinet which calls for equal blood money for both genders, Vice President Massoumeh Ebtekar said.

An odyssey of Iranian-American Islamic scholar Laleh Bakhtiar

An odyssey of Iranian-American Islamic scholar Laleh Bakhtiar

Laleh Bakhtiar is an Iranian-American Muslim author, translator and clinical psychologist. She is also the first American woman to present a critical translation of holy Quran in English.

Over 2m Iranian artisans engaged in handicrafts

Over 2m Iranian artisans engaged in handicrafts

More than two million artisans are currently working in various fields of handicrafts across Iran, deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has said.

Women, environmental innovation, and green jobs festival to be held

Women, environmental innovation, and green jobs festival to be held

A festival on women, environmental innovation and green jobs will be held at the Department of Environment (DOE).

Women make up 24 percent of faculty members

Women make up 24 percent of faculty members

The 16-fold increase in the number of female faculty members in universities during the Iranian year 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) proves that 24 percent of the total faculty members are women.

Esfandgan respects dignity of women, mothers and earth

Esfandgan respects dignity of women, mothers and earth

Esfandgan is the day that people in ancient Iran praised the dignity of women, earth and mothers, all enjoying the quality of fertility.