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Conference studies life challenges of housewives

Conference studies life challenges of housewives

TEHRAN – A one-day scientific conference on life challenges of housewives was held in the eastern city of Birjand on Sunday.

Islamic countries should do more in support of women

Islamic countries should do more in support of women

TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – Chairing the 7th Summit of the Muslim Women Parliamentarians as part of the ongoing PUIC Summit in Tehran, Iranian MP Parvaneh Salahshouri stressed the need for supporting women and children against violence and discrimination

Iran to host rally racing for Muslim women

Iran to host rally racing for Muslim women

TEHRAN – A rally racing competition for women of Muslim countries will be held this year in the city of Tabriz, northwestern Iran, CEO of Motorcycle & Automobile Federation of Iran said Sunday.

Progress against hunger, poverty hinges on empowering indigenous women

Progress against hunger, poverty hinges on empowering indigenous women

Empowering indigenous women — who have higher malnutrition rates than any other social group and typically earn far less than men — is key to successfully fighting hunger and extreme poverty, the UN agriculture chief has said.

'Azar' to go on screen in Europe

'Azar' to go on screen in Europe

Iranian movie 'Azar' directed by Mohammad Hamzeie is scheduled to be screened in European cinemas.

Iran female tennis player wins 2018 Asian Champs

Iran female tennis player wins 2018 Asian Champs

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – Female Iranian tennis player Meshkatozahra Safi won ITF Asia 14 and U development Championships 2018 in Vietnam.

Meet the one and only Iranian female sea captain

Meet the one and only Iranian female sea captain

Born and bred in Mazandaran province, northern Iran, 31-year-old Zahra Salarieh, is the only female ship’s captain in Iran.

Courage overcomes tragedy: She redefines physical boundaries

Courage overcomes tragedy: She redefines physical boundaries

Sara Abdolmaleki is a strong and determined young woman whose life story will empower anyone who is weighed down by life’s trials and tribulations.

Iranian women’s rowing team departs for China

Iranian women’s rowing team departs for China

TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (MNA) – Iranian female rowing team will be camping in China’s Xinjiang for a month in preparation for Asian competitions.

Women’s directorate awaiting budget for breadwinners: VP

Women’s directorate awaiting budget for breadwinners: VP

TEHRAN – The budget allocated to female breadwinners has not been cut, it has not been received yet, vice president for women’s and family affairs said, IRNA reported on Friday.

Women Trailblazers in Science

Women Trailblazers in Science

Today we take a look at various women who have inspired us for their trailblazing efforts in science. We start with Dr Harriette Chick, who was a microbiologist, nutritionist and the first scientist t

Students Aiding the Environment

Students Aiding the Environment

Five undergraduate women spent the summer researching climate change, sustainability around world

In Focus: Climate action by, and for, women

In Focus: Climate action by, and for, women

  The Issue Climate change is making our world more dangerous. Catastrophic storms, of increased frequency and strength, are destroying lives, homes and businesses. Severe droughts are stifling r

Iran to host intl. course on GAP for women farmers

Iran to host intl. course on GAP for women farmers

TEHRAN – An international training course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for women farmers will open today in the city of Damghan.

Climate Change is a Women's Issue

Climate Change is a Women's Issue

We owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so that we can bequeath our children a sustainable world that benefits all. Wangari Maathai Environmental Activist The pla

Female Iranian student shines at ICMAS Championship

Female Iranian student shines at ICMAS Championship

TEHRAN — Iranian student Zahra Yazdani came in fourth at the International ICMAS Abacus and Easy Math Championship which was held on December 3 in New Delhi, India.

Motor race training course for women started

Motor race training course for women started

TEHRAN – A motor race training course for women started at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Saturday.

Entrepreneur women to study methods of empowerment

Entrepreneur women to study methods of empowerment

TEHRAN – Methods of improving women’s job situation is to be studied by entrepreneur women during a national congress which is to be held on July 11.

Women and Girls are UNESCO’s Priority

Women and Girls are UNESCO’s Priority

The representative of UNESCO’s regional office in Iran said, “Women and girls are among the priorities of UNESCO, given their place in the family.”

“Women with Gunpowder Earrings” crowned best at Cinema Verite

“Women with Gunpowder Earrings” crowned best at Cinema Verite

TEHRAN – Iranian director Reza Farahmand’s “Women with Gunpowder Earrings” has been named best feature-length documentary in the international competition of the 11th Cinema Verite festival.