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Iranian parliament to discuss women-rights bill

Iranian parliament to discuss women-rights bill

Iranian MP Khadijah Rabiei said on Saturday that Iranian parliament will table a new pro-women rights bill in the near future.

Iranian woman athlete tops Asia cycling

Iranian woman athlete tops Asia cycling

The captain of the Iranian women’s mountain biking team, Faranak Parto-Azar, has received the top rank in Asia.

Mastaneh Mohajer selected as jury member for Algeria’s FIOFA

Mastaneh Mohajer selected as jury member for Algeria’s FIOFA

Iranian director and film editor Mastaneh Mohajer has been selected to serve on the panel of jury at the 11th International Arab Film Festival of Oran (FIOFA).

Bibi Maryam – the woman who saved German officers

Bibi Maryam – the woman who saved German officers

Bibi Maryam Ilkhan Bakhtiari, daughter of Hossein-Gholi Khan Ilkhani, was a women’s rights pioneer and defender of Iran’s national rights against the invading Russian and British forces during WWI. She was an educated, intellectual woman of her time

Acid Attack Victim Pushes for Law Banning Sale of Acid in Iran

Acid Attack Victim Pushes for Law Banning Sale of Acid in Iran

An Iranian girl who has fallen victim to an acid attack is pushing for legislation that would ban the purchase and sale of acid to prevent further acid attacks in the future.

Iran appoints second female envoy in its history

Iran appoints second female envoy in its history

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has appointed Parvin Farshchi as new ambassador of Iran to Finland which is the second female envoy of Islamic Republic in its 40 years history.

140% growth in welfare services to women in Tehran

140% growth in welfare services to women in Tehran

Welfare services to women in Tehran has increased by 140 percent in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year, beginning March 21, compared with the same period last year.

Goharshad Intl. Award to honor benevolent women of monotheistic religions

Goharshad Intl. Award to honor benevolent women of monotheistic religions

The 3rd Goharshad International Award is to be granted to eight benevolent women of monotheistic religions from across the world in the Iranian city of Mashhad on Wednesday.

Istanbul gallery to showcase tree-themed works by Iranian, French artists

Istanbul gallery to showcase tree-themed works by Iranian, French artists

The 7 Art Gallery in Istanbul will be playing host to an exhibition of works by a group of Iranian artists and the French artist Gerard Cottin.

Girls’ Day, a time for boosting self-identity and national happiness

Girls’ Day, a time for boosting self-identity and national happiness

In order to boost self-identity and national happiness among girls, the presidential department for women’s and family affairs in cooperation with some other organizations and ministries is going to hold different programs.The programs are scheduled

Iran Women’s Dragon Boat Prepare for International Competition

Iran Women’s Dragon Boat Prepare for International Competition

The teams of women from all around Iran are getting ready to compete in an international race in Anzali Lagoon in the northern Iranian province of Gilan.

Kimia Alizadeh to carry the flag Team Iran in 2018 Asian Games

Kimia Alizadeh to carry the flag Team Iran in 2018 Asian Games

Executive board of National Olympic Committee of Iran and the country’s Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Masoud Soltanifar held a summit during which the flag bearer of Iran’s team for 2018 Asian Games was selected.

Empower Women to end Malnutrition

Empower Women to end Malnutrition

Malnutrition is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among children. Since women are often the primary caregivers, their empowerment can influence nutritional status of their children.

Samadi joins the Academy – Joy for Iranian women

Samadi joins the Academy – Joy for Iranian women

Woman director of short films, Farnoush Samadi, has recently become a member of the Oscar Academy, together with Ali Asgari and Hossein Jafarian. She has spoken of the reaction of Iranian women, their happiness for her, and hopes.

Iran, Indonesia Eye Increased Coop. on Women Affairs

Iran, Indonesia Eye Increased Coop. on Women Affairs

Iranian ambassador to Indonesia Valiollah Mohammadi Nasrabadi and Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Yohana Susana Yembise discussed ways to improve bilateral cooperation on women affairs.

Iranian girl wins Japanese JQA

Iranian girl wins Japanese JQA

The 12-year old Iranian girl, Nasrin Mahboub, has received the first prize at the 18th JQA International Environmental Children’s Drawing Contest 2017 in Japan.

Conference held on women’s role in economy

Conference held on women’s role in economy

A conference on women’s role in the national economy was held in Tehran on June 20.

83% of Iranian single-parent families headed by women

83% of Iranian single-parent families headed by women

About 83 percent of Iranian families are parented by women and 17 percent by men, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.

Mehraveh Sharifinia crowned best actress at Cyprus festival

Mehraveh Sharifinia crowned best actress at Cyprus festival

Mehraveh Sharifinia has been picked as best actress at the 13th Cyprus International Film Festival for her role in Iranian director Ghazaleh Soltani’s drama, “Wander about Me”.

A look at Iranian Women

A look at Iranian Women

The Bronx-born photojournalist Randy H. Goodman says her journey to and interest in Iran happened kind of by accident.