Iranian women

  • Big step taken in leveraging capacities of women in Iran: official

    Big step taken in leveraging capacities of women in Iran: official

    Tehran, IRNA – Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar said on Saturday that the administration has taken a big step in leveraging capacities of women, noting that over 25% of officials in high, middle, and basic levels have been chosen from among women.

  • About Maryam Mirzakhani

    About Maryam Mirzakhani

    Tehran, IRNA- Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian mathematics genius, was the first woman to receive Fields Medal, the highest award in math. As a legendary woman, she did her best to inspire other women, especially her Iranians compatriots.

  • Iran women’s tennis team to compete in Sri Lanka

    Iran women’s tennis team to compete in Sri Lanka

    Tehran, June 14, IRNA – The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced the time and place of the Asia-Pacific Championships ( Fed Cup), and Iran women’s tennis team will leave for Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 9, 2021.

  • Iranian women weightlifters have potential to attend Paris 2024 Olympics

    Iranian women weightlifters have potential to attend Paris 2024 Olympics

    Tehran, April 25, IRNA – The head of the Uzbek Weightlifting Federation praising Iranian women performance in last few years, said that Iranian women weightlifters have potential to attend Paris 2024 Olympics.

  • Official defends Iran’s efforts to promote women to managerial posts

    Official defends Iran’s efforts to promote women to managerial posts

    Tehran, March 16, IRNA – Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar said that President Hassan Rouhani’s decree paved the way for presence of women in managerial positions.

  • Women's ice hockey competitions in Tehran

    Women's ice hockey competitions in Tehran

    The final stage of women's ice hockey competitions was held in the IranMall ice rink in Tehran. Ice hockey, mostly referred to as just "hockey", is a team sport that is played on a special ice rink surface. The aim of each team is to send the puck (a disk made of vulcanized rubber) and to score into the opponent's goal. Tehran, Iran. March 10, 2021. IRNA/ Ahmad Moeini Jam.

  • Women pivotal in defeating US maximum pressure: VP

    Women pivotal in defeating US maximum pressure: VP

    Tehran, March 9, IRNA – Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that the Iranian nation, women in particular, demonstrated ultimate patience in economic war waged by the US and women had a pivotal role in defeating the US policy against Iran.

  • Supreme Leader honors martyr, veteran women

    Supreme Leader honors martyr, veteran women

    Tehran, March 9, IRNA – Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei said on Tuesday that martyrs and veteran women are the highest pinnacles of honor.

  • Iranian women; Iranians mark Nat'l Mothers' Day

    Iranian women; Iranians mark Nat'l Mothers' Day

    Role of women in eight years of Sacred Defense against foreign aggressors both on streets and on the battlefield was remarkable. Their role in the victory of the glorious Islamic Revolution and after it has always been so important. Iranians celebrate Lady Fatima Zahra's birth anniversary, designated by the Islamic Republic as Mother's Day in the country. Lady Fatima Zahra (SA) was born on the 20th of Jamadi al-Thani, five years after the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) received revelations from Gabriel the Angel in Mecca. Iran. January 27, 2021. IRNA/

  • Women's mountain biking league in Tehran

    Women's mountain biking league in Tehran

    Mountain bike league champions were held for teenagers and adults in the women's section at Chitgar Forest Park located in western Tehran, Iran on Tuesday. October 6, 2020. IRNA/Marzieh Soleimani