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This section is updated with news,updates, and articles on one of the main vehicles that effect society in Iran. Women in Iran are the core of positive and progressive change in Iranian society throughout the ages.

It has been set up separately to assist researchers and people who are interested in Iranian woman affairs as a page for direct access to such important topic.

FIFA demands Iran allow women to attend all football matches

Iranian women cheer ahead of the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi Stadium, Oct 10, 2019. (AFP) February 19, 2020 In a new letter addressed to the Islamic Republic authorities the international soccer body FIFA says Iranian women have to be allowed to [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Valentine’s Day in Iran: Suppressed but extremely popular

Girl checking Valentines Day gifts at a shop in Tehran. (ISNA) February 18, 2020 They have a red rose on each table, white, red, and pink heart-shaped balloons on the walls, and the song “Love Story” is playing in the background. This is a coffee shop in Andisheh City on Valentine's Day. "What [...]

By |February 18th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Imprisoned Iranian women call for boycott of upcoming elections in Iran

Iranian women’s rights defenders Monireh Arabshahi (C), Yasaman Aryani (L) and Mojgan Keshavarz (R) have been detained in Shahr-e Ray prison, outside Tehran, since April 2019. (Twitter) February 17, 2020 Iranian female political prisoners have called on their compatriots to boycott the parliamentary elections scheduled for later this week, saying that those who [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Who is in charge of protecting vulnerable women and children in Iran?

Iranian regime’s constitution is based on a misogynistic theory and classifies women as second-class citizens in society. (Getty) By Ali Ranjipour February 15, 2020 The Iranian Welfare Organization was formed about seven months before the Islamic Revolution of 1979, a merging of 16 different bodies, with the aim of creating a coherent and coordinated [...]

By |February 15th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Meet the two women who spread Christianity to hundreds in Iran’s Evin prison

Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh evangelized hundreds of fellow prisoners and prison guards in Iran. (Supplied) February 12, 2020 When Iranian authorities sentenced two women to death in 2009 for spreading the message of Christianity, international observers feared the worse from the regime’s latest attempt to crush religious freedom in Iran. But the [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Iran, Minorities, Woman|

Iranian woman dies of suspected coronavirus infection

Iranian students repatriated from Wuhan arrived in Tehran on February 5. (Supplied) February 12, 2020 An Iranian woman has died of a suspected coronavirus infection, the state daily newspaper IRAN reported on Wednesday, without citing any sources. The 63-year-old woman died in a Tehran hospital on Monday, the newspaper said, and an investigation [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Three Dervish women released from Iran prison after two years in jail

The aftermath of security forces attacking Dervishes in Tehran in February 2018. Street is littered with motorbikes and debris. (Supplied) February 10, 2020 After nearly two years behind bars, three Sufi women were released from Iran’s notorious Evin prison on Saturday, February 8. The three women belong to the Gonabadi dervish’s sect, whose [...]

By |February 10th, 2020|Iran, Minorities, Woman|

Iran police targeting ‘indecently dressed mannequins’ in shop windows

Iran's morality police often try to enforce the prescribed dress code by cracking down on "un-Islamic" clothing. (IRNA) February 08, 2020 A Tehran Police official on Friday said indecently dressed mannequins that weaken "the culture of modesty and hijab" and "promote immorality" will be removed by the police from shop windows. Colonel Nader [...]

By |February 8th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Who is Zeinab Soleimani?

Zeinab Soleimani, the daughter of the killed IRGC commander Qassem Soleimani. (Fars) By Ali Reza Assadzadeh February 6, 2020 Zeinab Soleimani is the 28 year old daughter of the well-known international terrorist, Ghasem Soleimani. The 62 year old Soleimani had three sons and two daughters. Zeinab Soleimani is the youngest daughter. Zeinab only appeared once on [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Iran, Woman|

Sexual harassment, depression and suicide: The story of Iranian women refugees in Greece

Refugees on the streets camped outside the Greek parliament to demand their rights. (IranWire) By Aida Ghajar February 6, 2020 At Camp Moria, a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos close to the shores of Turkey, everything is in turmoil. In the midst of it all, there are children with nothing much [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Europe, Woman|