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Iranian Woman Making a Living by Weaving Baskets

Iranian Woman Making a Living by Weaving Baskets

An Iranian woman living in Kurdistan province, western Iran, runs her simple life by weaving baskets with twigs.

Iran photographer wins World Press Photo award

Iran photographer wins World Press Photo award

Iranian photographer Forogh Alaei ranked first in the sports category of the 2019 World Press Photo.

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads

Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.

Women Entrepreneurs Shining in Iran despite Sanctions

Women Entrepreneurs Shining in Iran despite Sanctions

The “Women of the Sanctions Era” campaign composed of successful women entrepreneurs has recently gone viral on social media networks in Iran as the country is grappling with the “toughest sanctions ever” imposed by the US.

100 female rescuers helping flood-stricken people in Khuzestan

100 female rescuers helping flood-stricken people in Khuzestan

A number of one hundred female rescuers are helping people in flood-stricken areas of the southwestern province of Khuzestan, said Hamid Qavidel, a representative for the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Red Crescent Society.

Busan festival to turn spotlight on Iranian women filmmakers

Busan festival to turn spotlight on Iranian women filmmakers

The 36th edition of the Busan International Short Film Festival will put its spotlight on movies from a number of Iranian female filmmakers in a section entitled “Hub of Asia: Iranian Women Directors”.

Iran’s First Female Ranger Talks of Fight against Hunters, Smugglers

Iran’s First Female Ranger Talks of Fight against Hunters, Smugglers

Roya Kaveh is the first female ranger of Iran who wears the uniform of commandos and fights wood smuggling and illegal hunting of wild animals in forests across Iran.

Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads

Chugha; Hand-Woven Sleeveless Coat for Iranian Nomads

Chugha or Chukha is a sleeveless coat woven by tribal women for male nomads in southwestern Iran, particularly the Bakhtiari Lur people.

Iranian Ironwoman beats world record

Iranian Ironwoman beats world record

Guity Mousavi from Tabriz in northwestern Iran has succeeded to pull a truck trailer weighing 12,270kgs for a distance of 30 meters with a cord to break the record of the world’s strongest woman.

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