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  • welfare 2018-07-17 09:22

    140% growth in welfare services to women in Tehran

    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 2018-07-17 09:19

    Goharshad Intl. Award to honor benevolent women of monotheistic religions

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • girls 2018-07-10 09:31

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

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • hijab 2018-07-10 09:29

    Iran to mark hijab and dignity week

    TEHRAN – Hijab and dignity is one of the important issues and one of the principles of Islam, said Minou Aslani, head of the Women's Basij Organization, speaking in a press conference held on the occasion of hijab and dignity week, beginning today.

  • stadium 2018-07-03 08:14

    A good start for Iranian women’s presence at stadiums

    TEHRAN – The presence of women at Tehran’s Azadi stadium for a screening of Iran’s World Cup match against Spain on June 20 was a good start for other legitimate freedoms, Mohammad Mehdi Tondgooyan, deputy minister of sports and youth affairs, has said.

  • domestic violence 2018-07-03 08:12

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    Sometimes no law can help women subjected to domestic violence

    She feels like a crumpled up piece of paper that her husband has rolled up and thrown off into the corner. The same hand that was caressing her face the day before, has given a slap in her face today. Their kids were watching the scene with tearful eyes. They were begging their father not to hit their mother in the head.

  • 83% of Iranian single-parent families headed by women 2018-06-26 16:05

    83% of Iranian single-parent families headed by women

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

  • ebtekar 2018-06-19 09:18

    Ebtekar calls on provincial governors to release report on recruiting female managers

    TEHRAN – Provincial governors are duty-bound to release reports about appointing women to managerial posts, Masoumeh Ebtekar, the vice president for women and family affairs, has said.

  • Immigration to Tehran 2018-06-11 19:00

    Women, powerful motivators for immigration to Tehran: study

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

  • والیبال بانوان پیکان 2018-05-27 19:48

    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 on Sunday.

  • کتایون خسرویار 2018-05-22 15:40

    Katayoun Khosrowyar shortlisted for WSU Coach Award

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

  • والیبال بانوان پیکان 2018-05-22 15:21

    Australia edge Iran at Asian Women’s U17 Volleyball Championship

    Australia defied against all odds to stun Iran in tie-breaker 22-25 20-25 25-19 25-21 15-9 and top Pool C at their last preliminary encounter in the 12th Asian Women’s U17 Volleyball Championship at the Nakhon Pathom Municipality Gymnasium on Tuesday.

  • blind women 2018-05-22 07:13

    Blind women to help detect breast cancer

    TEHRAN — A scheme with the aim of training blind women to help detect breast cancer has started in Iran.

  • mother 2018-05-22 05:15

    1,600 meritorious mothers to be honored

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • futsal 2018-05-21 21:17

    Iranian women's games should be broadcasted from Iran’s TV: Ebtekar

    TEHRAN – Iranian women’s sport tournaments, like men’s events, should be broadcasted, Masoumeh Ebtekar, vice president for women’s and family affairs, said, as the final match of the Asian Football Confederation Women's Futsal Championships between Iran and Japan on May 12 was not broadcasted live on the Iranian TV.

  • japan 2018-05-21 21:16

    Iran, Japan to boost cooperation in women’s affairs

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • entreprenuer 2018-05-14 19:53

    700 female entrepreneurs active in Iran: official

    TEHRAN – Some 700 female entrepreneurs are active all over the country, said Parichehr Soltani, an advisor to the industry minister.

  • PE 2018-05-07 21:15

    More physical education needed for girl students: VP

    TEHRAN – It is essential to increase the physical education hours for girl students, Masoumeh Ebtekar, vice president for women’s and family affairs has said.

  • tribe 2018-05-07 21:15

    Iranian tribes’ outfits to go on display

    TEHRAN – With the purpose of supporting domestic products, the presidential office for women’s and family affairs is to hold an exhibition of Iranian tribes’ outfits, in the city of Karaj, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • ebtekar 2018-05-07 21:12

    Women’s presence in intl. sports events more important than in stadiums

    TEHRAN – Presence of women in international sports fields is more important than their presence in stadiums, Masoumeh Ebtekar, vice president for women’s and family affairs, said here on Sunday.

  • empowerment 2018-04-30 21:50

    Women’s economic empowerment is on rise in Iran

    TEHRAN – Women’s economic empowerment in Iran increased by 1.1 percent in the year 1396 (Iranian calendar which falling between March 2107 and March 2018) year on year, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • blind women 2018-04-30 21:49

    Iran will host blind women’s Quran competitions next year

    TEHRAN – Next year, Iran will host the 3rd international Holy Quran competitions for blind women, State Welfare Organization chief Anoushirvan Mohseni Bandpey announced last week.

  • Pouya Mahmoudian 2018-04-24 06:31

    CHHTO picks new director for handicrafts

    TEHRAN – Pouya Mahmoudian has been appointed as the new deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization for handicrafts.

  • fariba rezaee 2018-04-23 21:01

    Female provincial environment chief appointed

    TEHRAN – Head of the Department of Environment, Issa Kalantari, appointed Fariba Rezaee as the director general of the department of environment of the western province of Kordestan, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • games 2018-04-23 19:45

    Iran set to revive Women's Islamic Games: sports minister

    TEHRAN – Iran is making attempts to revive the Women's Islamic Games, were an international multi-sport event started in 1993, said Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar here on Saturday.

  • traditional outfit 2018-04-17 16:29

    Ebtekar calls for women to wear colorful traditional outfits

    TEHRAN – Iranian traditional clothing embraces a variety of colors, beauty and chastity, Masoumeh Ebtekar, the vice president for women’s and family affairs, said, adding the traditional outfit can become a pattern for girl’s clothing as well as female university students.

  • majlis 2018-04-16 21:35

    Women’s share of Majlis approvals

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament (Majlis), demonstrating a colorful presence of female representatives, has taken great steps to fulfill women’s demands. It has passed supportive regulations for security and contribution of women to social activities in the past Iranian calendar year which ended on March 20.

  • A poster for “Pasha” 2018-03-26 11:08

    Play on Tabriz women’s role on Constitutional Movement to go on stage in Ankara

    TEHRAN – “Pasha” (“Pasa”), an Iranian play that sheds light on the role of women in Tabriz in the Constitutional Movement (1905 to 1911), will be performed at the 12th edition of the Ethos Ankara International Theater Festival, which is scheduled to open in the Turkish capital on Tuesday.

  • Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a twitter message issued on Thursday honored women for their role to lead the global campaign against violence. 2018-03-12 22:10

    FM Zarif values women’s dignity

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a twitter message issued on Thursday honored women for their role to lead the global campaign against violence.

  • زنان کارآفرین 2018-03-12 22:05

    Interior Ministry sees 300% growth in female managers

    TEHRAN – There is a growth of 300 percent in the number of managerial positions for women in Interior Ministry, said Seyed Salman Samani, the ministry’s spokesman here on Thursday.