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  • mou 2019-04-15 21:09

    Iran, Indonesia call for boosting ties in women’s and family affairs

    TEHRAN – The Indonesian Ministry of Women Empowerment hosted the first meeting for implementing the memorandum of understanding signed by Iran and Indonesia in women’s and family affairs.

  • olad ghobad 2019-03-18 22:17

    Iranian MP praises women’s growth in economic, social and cultural fields

    TEHRAN -- 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.

  • nowruz 2019-03-18 22:15

    Mothers, the most flourishing blossoms of spring

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    The yard is filled with spring flowers. The radio plays spring music. The home is all clean. People are rushing to do their last minute shopping. The aroma of fresh homemade cookies is coming from the next door neighbor. I feel the arrival of Amoo Nowruz in my heart!

  • Wom 2019-03-11 22:37

    1st exhibition of handicapped women’s artworks to be held

    TEHRAN – The first exhibition of artworks of handicapped women is to be held March 12-17 at Tehran’s Milad Tower.

  • Ebtekar 2019-03-11 22:25

    Out-of-school girls decrease to 3% over four decades: VP

    TEHRAN – Iranian Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has said that the rate of out-of-school girls in the country has decreased from 38 percent to 3 percent over the four past decades.

  • Wom 2019-03-11 21:57

    Iranian female professor wins UK award in science and technology

    TEHRAN -- Iranian female professor, Marzieh Moosavi-Nasab, from Shiraz University, has gained 2019’s Suffrage Award in Science and Technology in the UK, IRNA reported.

  • football 2019-03-04 21:51

    Envoy highlights women’s role in national development

    TEHRAN – Iranian women play an outstanding role in development and growth of the country in various fields, Iranian ambassador to Russia, Mehdi Sanaei, said on Friday.

  • masoumeh ebtekar 2019-03-04 21:50

    Iranian women’s development process unique: VP

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran has created changes in life and ideology of people in different arenas which has made the development of Iranian women unique, Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, said on Saturday.

  • breadwinner women 2019-03-04 21:47

    $71 million allocated for breadwinner women’s insurance

    TEHRAN – The budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1398 (starting on March 21, 2019) has predicted an amount of 3 trillion rials (about $71 million) for the insurance of breadwinner women.

  • Sahar Tajbakhsh 2019-03-04 21:45

    Iran Meteorological Organization picks first female chief

    TEHRAN – For the first time after the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, a woman was appointed as the director of Iran Meteorological Organization, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • japan 2019-02-26 09:35

    Baluch women to be trained in workshops equipped by Japan

    TEHRAN – Women of the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan are to be trained in several workshops equipped by Japan.

  • osteoporosis 2019-02-26 09:33

    Half of Iranian women, over 45, suffer osteoporosis: expert

    TEHRAN – Fifty percent of Iranian women over the age of 45, and 90 percent over the age of 75, suffer osteoporosis, IRNA quoted Mina Kermani, rheumatologist, as saying on Sunday.

  • knowledge-based companies 2019-02-26 09:29

    Women managing 400 knowledge-based companies in Iran

    TEHRAN – Out of the total number of 4,070 knowledge-based companies working in Iran, about 400 companies are established and being managed by women, Zeinab Hamidzadeh presidential advisor for science and technology said here on Sunday.

  • students 2019-02-19 09:46

    Women make up 24 percent of faculty members

    TEHRAN – The 16-fold increase in the number of female faculty members in universities during the Iranian year 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) proves that 24 percent of the total faculty members are women.

  • fashion 2019-02-19 09:43

    Fashion and costume houses to be established

    TEHRAN -- Houses of fashion and costume are to be established all around the country, Hamid Qobadi, head of the 8th edition of Fajr International Festival of Fashion and Costume, said here on Monday.

  • doe 2019-02-19 09:42

    Women, environmental innovation, and green jobs festival to be held

    TEHRAN – A festival on women, environmental innovation and green jobs will be held at the Department of Environment (DOE).

  • esfandgan 2019-02-18 21:49

    Esfandgan respects dignity of women, mothers and earth

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    Esfandgan is the day that people in ancient Iran praised the dignity of women, earth and mothers, all enjoying the quality of fertility.

  • Unofficial employment rate among women high despite low economic contribution 2019-02-12 11:27

    Unofficial employment rate among women high despite low economic contribution

    TEHRAN – Despite women’s low rate of economic contribution which stands at 12 percent, it seems that they play an outstanding role in different sections so that unofficial employment rate among women is high, vice president for women’s and family affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar has said.

  • girls with disability 2019-02-04 23:16

    Iran, UNICEF to cooperate on helping girls with disabilities

    TEHRAN – The presidential department for women’s and family affairs announced a new cooperation with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) regarding children focusing on girls with disabilities.

  • ebtekar 2019-02-04 22:56

    Ebtekar hails achievements in women, family arenas

    TEHRAN - Vice president for women’s and family affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has hailed achievements made by the country in the field of women and family affairs.

  • ebtekar 2019-01-28 21:04

    Ebtekar calls on Tehran mayor to make more efforts for gender equality

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has asked Tehran Mayor, Pirouz Hanachi, to make more effort on gender equality.

  • rigi 2019-01-28 21:03

    Female ambassador to Brunei meets FM Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iran’s newly-appointed female ambassador to Brunei, Homeira Rigi, met with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday before leaving Iran for the Southeast Asian country.

  • hijab 2019-01-28 21:01

    By Matin Lashkari

    Traveling with a hijab, what’s it really like?

    Traveling with a hijab was not a subject I was planning to write about. The idea triggered when I received messages from other Iranian women who were confused about how they would be received outside of Iran while wearing a headscarf. I first wrote the post in Persian and thought that would be it. I don’t really have a big readership of Muslim travelers and it was not going to be interesting for anyone else. But then I thought that people might actually be curious to know what it’s like to travel around the world with a hijab. The reactions we get and the struggles we deal with…

  • maria saeedi 2019-01-21 20:26

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    Iranian female entrepreneur returns from U.S. to empower rural women

    TEHRAN – “If I am an Iranian what I have done for my country? Not considering the duties of the government, what is my responsibility toward my country?” asks Maria Saeedi, an Iranian craftswoman.

  • lady Zeinab 2019-01-15 11:10

    By: Sâdeq Ali Musa

    Lady Zeinab (A.S): An icon and a role model to the women

    TEHRAN - Lady zeinab (A.S) proved that the woman is not in the peripheries of history, but in the core of it. She humiliated and mortified, in his place, the enemy who had apparently gained victory on the battlefield. _Ayatollah khamene'i_ It's well known and accepted, most of famous and great leaders of human kind are AHLUL-BAYT or people from the lineage or from their school of thought.

  • aassa 2019-01-14 22:40

    Three Iranian women among top Asian scientists

    TEHRAN – The book of "Biography of Asian Female Scientists" has placed three Iranian scientist among top 50 Asian female scientists.

  • girls' schools 2019-01-14 22:38

    Girls’ schools to be equipped with sports halls

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Education has developed a plan to build small sports halls in girls’ schools, Deputy Education Minister Rezvan Hakimzadeh said here on Saturday.

  • nejadi 2019-01-07 22:01

    Atlas of Women and Family at final stage

    TEHRAN – The website of the atlas for status of women and family is now at the final stage, Athare Nejadi, deputy director for programming and coordination at the vice presidency for women’s and family affairs, said here on Monday.

  • festival 2019-01-07 22:00

    National Festival on Women and Science slated for February

    TEHRAN – The University of Tehran is to host the 2nd National Festival on Women and Science in February, commemorating the late Iranian mathematician, Maryam Mirzakhani.

  • parand azizi 2019-01-07 21:58

    Tehran to host international congress on sports law

    TEHRAN – The first international congress on sports law, hosting world’s high ranking female lawyers, is to open January 9 in the capital city of Tehran. The two-day congress proves Iran’s attempt for developing the science of sports law, IRNA quoted Parand Azizi, the sole Iranian woman who is a member of Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), as saying on Sunday.