• vulnerabilities 2018-06-19 10:37

    Tehran University to host national congress on social vulnerabilities

    TEHRAN – The University of Tehran will play host to the third national congress on social vulnerabilities on June 20-21.

  • managers 2018-06-19 10:35

    Women make up 9% of managers in business workshops

    TEHRAN – Women make up 9 percent of managers in business and service workshops, statistics released by the Statistical Center of Iran in the calendar year 1394 (March 2015- March 2016) shows.

  • 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.

  • village administrators 2018-06-12 08:46

    Some 2,400 female village administrators in Iran

    TEHRAN – Women make up 2,393 out of a total number of 36,165 village administrators in Iran, deputy director of the municipalities and village administration organization said on Friday.

  • marriage 2018-06-12 06:26

    Average marriage age in Iran increased by 3 years

    TEHRAN – It's pretty common knowledge that people, on average, are getting married later in life than they used to, for reasons ranging from shifting social norms to the changing economic environment.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • water management 2018-05-15 10:08

    Women, managers of water and food at home: VP

    TEHRAN – Women are the managers of water and food at home and they play an essential role in improving water consumption pattern, Masoumeh Ebtekar, vice president for women’s and family affairs, has said.

  • handicraft 2018-05-15 10:07

    Permanent expo of women’s handicrafts opens in Yazd

    TEHRAN – The first permanent exhibition of women’s handicrafts opened in the central city of Yazd on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • midwives 2018-05-08 07:22

    Midwives, main supporters of women’s health

    TEHRAN – The International Day of Midwife, May 5, is a good opportunity to honor the patient, sincere and hardworking strata of the society who make attempts for promoting the health of society, said Maryam Hazrati as the deputy health minister for nursing, here on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • Jafari Dolatabadi 2018-05-06 19:26

    Tehran prosecutor: 16 female Daesh members sentenced

    TEHRAN - Tehran Prosecutor General Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said on Sunday that 16 female members of Daesh who had been operating in Syria have been sentenced on various charges.

  • 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.

  • quran 2018-04-24 05:19

    Tehran hosting 2nd women’s intl. Quran competition

    TEHRAN – Representatives from 28 countries are participating in the second international Quran competition for Muslim women, which started in Tehran on Saturday and will wrap up today.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • noruz 2018-03-13 08:51

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    Noruz sweeter with mama's plan

    TEHRAN – The fragrant smell of spring with Persian folk music playing in the background, family members happily pitching in cleaning the house accompanied by a cup of tea after a tough day, all describe a pleasant family atmosphere during the spring cleaning in one’s home.

  • 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.

  • Farzaneh Sharafbafi 2018-03-12 22:02

    Female pilots to make debut in Iran Air

    TEHRAN – For the first time, the Iranian flag-carrier airline, Iran Air, also known as Homa, is set to recruit female pilots, said Farzaneh Sharafbafi, the CEO of Iran Air here on Sunday.

  • We despise imposed hijablessness, cleric says 2018-03-10 10:53

    We despise imposed hijablessness, cleric says

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi, the interim Friday prayer preacher of Tehran, has said that “we are proud of our women’s hijab and despise imposed lack of hijab.”

  • senegal 2018-03-06 10:27

    Iranians to hold Hazrat Fatemeh conference in Senegal

    TEHRAN -- A conference on commemorating the dignity of Hazrat Fatemeh (SA), the daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), is to be held in Dakar, the capital of Senegal, on Thursday.