Women News

  • Iran will never accept isolation of women from society: Raisi

    Iran will never accept isolation of women from society: Raisi

    Tehran, IRNA – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the country will never accept policies that would lead to the isolation of women in the society.

  • Iran, Oman agree on deepening bilateral ties

    Iran, Oman agree on deepening bilateral ties

    New York, IRNA – Iran’s Deputy President for Women and Family Affairs Ensiyeh Khazali met with Oman’s Minister of Social Development Laila Ahmed Al Najjar in New York, where the two sides stressed the need to deepen bilateral relations, especially in the field of women and family.

  • Iran, Kuwait call for joint plans for empowerment of women

    Iran, Kuwait call for joint plans for empowerment of women

    New York, IRNA – Senior officials from Iran and Kuwait have underlined the need for expansion of bilateral interactions on women and family issues, calling for joint plans for empowerment of women.

  • Iran VP demands renewing Iran's membership in Commission on Status of Women

    Iran VP demands renewing Iran's membership in Commission on Status of Women

    New York, IRNA - Iran's Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Ensiyeh Khazali, in a meeting with the head of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York, called for addressing the unfair decision to cancel Iran's membership of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

  • Iran VP lauds positions of Algeria in supporting Palestinian people

    Iran VP lauds positions of Algeria in supporting Palestinian people

    New York, IRNA - Iran's Islamic Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, in a meeting with Algeria's Minister of Social Solidarity, Family and Women's Status in New York, praised the country's positions in supporting the oppressed people of Palestine.

  • Iran backs women’s rights, seeks more progress: VP

    Iran backs women’s rights, seeks more progress: VP

    New York, IRNA – Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Ensiyeh Khazali has underscored that the Islamic Republic is supporting the rights of women and the underprivileged people, adding that the country tries to improve their status.

  • Iran appreciates Qatar’s stance toward Gaza

    Iran appreciates Qatar’s stance toward Gaza

    New York, IRNA – Ensieh Khazali, Iran’s Deputy President for Women and Family Affairs, expressed appreciation for Qatar’s support of the people of Gaza, hoping that cooperation among Islamic countries will swiftly lead to a ceasefire and the delivery of humanitarian aid to the war-torn area.

  • Serious action needed to end Gaza women’s plight: Iran deputy president

    Serious action needed to end Gaza women’s plight: Iran deputy president

    New York, IRNA – Iran’s Deputy President for Women and Family Affairs, Ensiyeh Khazali has called for serious actions to end the plight of the women of Gaza, saying Islamic countries must take coordinated actions with regard to the besieged strip.

  • Iran deputy president urges int’l institutions to reach Gazans with food, medicine

    Iran deputy president urges int’l institutions to reach Gazans with food, medicine

    New York, IRNA – Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Ensiyeh Khaz'ali who is attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women has urged international institutions to take appropriate measures to send food and medicine to the Gaza Strip by taking into account the UN report on the impacts of the war on the security and livelihood of women there.

  • Hijab is accepted cultural norm in Islamic Republic: Iran deputy president

    Hijab is accepted cultural norm in Islamic Republic: Iran deputy president

    New York, IRNA – Iran’s Depty-President for Women and Family Affairs Ensiyeh Khazali in a meeting with Finland’s Minister of Social Security Sanni Grahn-Laasonen in New York responded to her concern about the issue of hijab, calling it an accepted cultural norm in the Islamic Republic.