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Varzaneh hosts congress on women, chastity and white chador

Varzaneh hosts congress on women, chastity and white chador

The museum of anthropology of the desert city of Varzaneh, hosted a congress on chastity and white chador for women, marking the Sacred Defense Week (September 23-September 28) and the World Tourism Day, September 27.

Over 5,600 artisans engaged in handicrafts in Arak

Over 5,600 artisans engaged in handicrafts in Arak

A total of 5,633 artists and artisans are currently working in 70 fields of handicrafts in Arak, the capital of Iran’s Markazi province.

Female school service drivers to cater for girl students

Female school service drivers to cater for girl students

A new law approved here on Tuesday by Tehran’s City Council gave priority to women drivers for girls’ school services.

Housewives provided with social security insurance

Housewives provided with social security insurance

Iranian housewives are covered by social security insurance according to insurance regulations of self-employed persons, Social Security Organization reported on Saturday.

Working Muslim women are a trillion-dollar market

Working Muslim women are a trillion-dollar market

An unprecedented migration of women, particularly millennial women, has taken place from home to work across the Muslim world in the last 15 years. Millions have joined the workforce for the first time, in a movement where economics trumps culture.

Women to be appointed as managers of 22 subdistricts of Tehran

Women to be appointed as managers of 22 subdistricts of Tehran

At least 22 subdistricts of Tehran Municipality will be headed by 22 women managers who are to be appointed during the coming three months, announced Seyed Mohammad Afshani, the mayor of Tehran here on Sunday.

Iran edge past Philippines at AVC Cup for Women

Iran edge past Philippines at AVC Cup for Women

Iran beat the Philippines 3-2 (29–27, 16–25, 25–17, 12–25, 13–15) at the Korat Chatchai Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand in the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for Women on Monday.

Iran start AVC Cup for Women on high note

Iran start AVC Cup for Women on high note

Iran earned a remarkable 3-2 (23-25,25-17,19-25,25-23,15-6) victory over Kazakhstan in the opening match of the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for Women on Sunday.

Literacy gap between women and men decreasing in Iran

Literacy gap between women and men decreasing in Iran

Literacy gap between women and men is decreasing in Iran, reaching to 12 percent compared to 40 percent three decades ago.

Tehran hosting 13th women and national production expo

Tehran hosting 13th women and national production expo

The thirteenth exhibition of women and national production kicked off here on September 6.

Cultural heritage body seeks to support craftswomen

Cultural heritage body seeks to support craftswomen

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has provided low-interest loans in a bid to support craftswomen who dominate the occupation.

Cooperative company for women vendors to be formed

Cooperative company for women vendors to be formed

A cooperative company is to be formed in order to organize activities of female vendors, Seyed Hamid Kalantari, deputy minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare, said on Sunday.

Narjes Mohammadi hangs illustrations in Spain

Narjes Mohammadi hangs illustrations in Spain

Iranian illustrator Narjes Mohammadi is displaying her latest collection “Bird Woman” at Espacio Errante in Granada, Spain.

Traditional storytelling and new media

Traditional storytelling and new media

The Conversation writes: In the summer of 2015, I conducted fieldwork in Tehran and Qom, Iran, with a small team of colleagues from Iran and Australia.

Iranian-American woman returns to Tehran

Iranian-American woman returns to Tehran

USA TODAY writes about Katayoun “Kat” Khosrowyar, 30, who was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She describes herself as a “Midwest girl.” Since 2005, she’s been living in Iran as a soccer coach.

Women’s culinary, an attempt for entrepreneurship

Women’s culinary, an attempt for entrepreneurship

The idea came up from a road trip Matin took with a group of Spaniards around Iran.

Iranian woman athlete gains silver in Asian Games

Iranian woman athlete gains silver in Asian Games

Taravat Khaksar gained the silver medal in the Karate event of 2018 Asian Games, underway in Indonesia.

Women karateka adds bronze to Iran’s medal tally

Women karateka adds bronze to Iran’s medal tally

Iranian karate practitioner Pegah Zanganeh added another bronze medal to Iran’s medal tally in 2018 Asian Games, underway in Indonesia.

Rozita Alipour adds one silver to Iran’s medal tally in Asiad

Rozita Alipour adds one silver to Iran’s medal tally in Asiad

Iranian Karate practitioner Rozita Alipour pocketed a silver which was the 38th medal of Iran in 2018 Asian Games, held in Indonesia.

$55m allocated for insurance of breadwinner women

$55m allocated for insurance of breadwinner women

A total amount of 2.3 trillion rials (approximately $55 million) has been allocated for the insurance of women heads of family in the current Iranian calendar year (March 2018-March 2019(, ISNA reported on Thursday.