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Women make up 9% of managers in business workshops

Women make up 9% of managers in business workshops

Women make up 9 percent of managers in business and service workshops, statistics released by the Statistical Center of Iran in the calendar year 1394 (March 2015- March 2016) shows.

Tehran University to host national congress on social vulnerabilities

Tehran University to host national congress on social vulnerabilities

The University of Tehran will play host to the third national congress on social vulnerabilities on June 20-21.

Women’s role in contemporary Iranian history played out

Women’s role in contemporary Iranian history played out

A play entitled "Like Sleep, Like Dream" that deals with the role of women in contemporary Iranian history has been on stage for a few days now in Tehran's Mehr Theater.

First woman historian in the lens of Derakhshandeh

First woman historian in the lens of Derakhshandeh

“Mah Ashraf Khanoum Ghaderi”, known as Mostureh, is the first Iranian woman historian. Pioneer filmmaker, Pouran Derakhshandeh will be catching the life of this poet and historian on film in a television series.

Women, powerful motivators for immigration to Tehran: study

Women, powerful motivators for immigration to Tehran: study

Immigration is changing its identity to a womanly phenomenon, so that, currently half of the immigrants are women, researchers believe.

Some 2,400 female village administrators in Iran

Some 2,400 female village administrators in Iran

Women make up 2,393 out of a total number of 36,165 village administrators in Iran, deputy director of the municipalities and village administration organization said on Friday.

Iranian girls defeat Macau at Asian volleyball C'ships

Iranian girls defeat Macau at Asian volleyball C'ships

Iran’s girl volleyball players have advanced to the 8th final by gaining a decisive victory against Macau on Tue. at 19th Asian Women’s U19 Volleyball Championships held in Bac Ninh, Vietnam.

Back to back tournament MVP honours for Asia's great Karimi

Back to back tournament MVP honours for Asia's great Karimi

As Islamic Republic of Iran celebrated a second consecutive AFC Women’s Futsal Championship final win over Japan, Fereshteh Karimi continued the theme and confirmed herself as a continental great by winning the tournament’s Most Valuable Player award

First school for autistic girls to open in Tehran

First school for autistic girls to open in Tehran

The first school for autistic girls will be opened by the beginning of the month of Mehr (in the new school year, starting on September 23) in Tehran, deputy director for educational planning department of the Special Education Or

Katayoun Khosrowyar shortlisted for WSU Coach Award

Katayoun Khosrowyar shortlisted for WSU Coach Award

Iranian football coach Katayoun Khosrowyar has been shortlisted for World Soccer United (WSU) Coach Award.

Iran finish 7th at Asian Women’s U17 Volleyball

Iran finish 7th at Asian Women’s U17 Volleyball

Iran played a tough match against India before powering past the fighting rivals in thrilling four-setter 25-23 20-25 25-16 25-15 to take the 7th place at the 12th Asian Women’s U17 Volleyball Championship at the Nakhon Pathom Municipality Gymnasium

Women are not to blame for the wage gap

Women are not to blame for the wage gap

Women should not be blamed for the gender wage gap, according to psychologists at Rice University. To eliminate the gap, organizations must provide training, support and opportunities for growth, the researchers said.

1,600 meritorious mothers to be honored

1,600 meritorious mothers to be honored

A number of 1,600 mothers from all over the country who are deserved to be honored have been identified, IRNA quoted Gholamreza Mohammadi, head of the cultural foundation of mother, an NGO based in the city of Shiraz, as saying on Friday.

Iran, Japan to boost cooperation in women’s affairs

Iran, Japan to boost cooperation in women’s affairs

A joint working group from Iran and Japan is to be set up in order to study and evaluate the situation of entrepreneurship among women in both countries.

Exhibition of leading Iranian painters in Germany

Exhibition of leading Iranian painters in Germany

Visual artists from Iran have been rather active outside the country these days, and an exhibition of their paintings is being organized in Landesberg, Germany.

Iranian Female Referee Shines at Int’l Football Events

Iranian Female Referee Shines at Int’l Football Events

Mahsa Qorbani, an Iranian woman football referee who has judged several international women and men’s matches, is making headlines worldwide.

Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific

Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific

Inequality is increasing in Asia and the Pacific. Our region’s remarkable economic success story belies a widening gap between rich and poor. A gap that’s trapping people in poverty and, if not tackled urgently, could thwart our ambition to achieve s

 Women better positioned to resist work automation

Women better positioned to resist work automation

Research shows women are better positioned than men to resist the automation of work and possibly even benefit from it.

Permanent expo of women’s handicrafts opens in Yazd

Permanent expo of women’s handicrafts opens in Yazd

The first permanent exhibition of women’s handicrafts opened in the central city of Yazd on Saturday.

Midwives, main supporters of women’s health

Midwives, main supporters of women’s health

The International Day of Midwife, May 5, is a good opportunity to honor the patient, sincere and hardworking strata of the society who make attempts for promoting the health of society, said Maryam Hazrati as the deputy health minister for nursing, h