Women's Right

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  • Women's Driving 2017-09-27 00:20

    S Arabia's king issues order allowing women to drive

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – King Salman ordered the reform in a royal decree delivered on Tuesday night, requesting that drivers licences be issued to women who wanted them

  • empowering women 2017-09-20 20:58

    ‘Empowering women necessary tool for global peace’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – The Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism discussed avenues for empowering women victims of terrorism in a side event dubbed “Empowering Women Victims of Terrorism as a Necessity for the Future of Human Beings” at the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on September 18.

  • ummah 2017-07-19 14:38

    Ummah group to hold meetings on women's rights in Islam

    TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – The study of women's rights in Islam at Ummah group meetings, special for English speaking residents of Tehran, will be held weekly since Thursday.

  • بسکتبال بانوان 2017-05-03 18:11

    Sports min. calls for restoring rights of women basketballers

    TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) – Sports Minister Soltanifar, in a letter to FIBA president, appreciated his assistance for presence of Muslim women in sportive events while wearing hijab.

  • s arabia women 2017-04-24 09:02

    Making an arsonist the fire chief:

    Saudis elected to UN women's rights board

    TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – Saudi Arabia, notorious for its poor record on women’s rights, has been elected to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

  • Women 2017-03-14 11:49

    G77 supports women victims of poverty, violence

    NEW YORK, Mar. 14 (MNA) – The Group of 77 + China backed up women stricken by poverty, violence and inequality, at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

  •  António Guterres 2017-02-06 15:14

    UN Chief calls for global action against female genital mutilation

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the Intl. Day for Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February 2017, called for global action against this heinous human rights violation.

  • تظاهرات زنان آمریکا علیه ترامپ‎ 2017-01-22 14:47

    VIDEO: Women's anti-Trump march on Washington

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Hundreds of thousands took to the streets in Washington DC on Jan. 21 to protest against Trump's controversial remarks on women's rights, immigration, racial inequities, workers and environmental issues. Marches were then extended to other countries in the world, including Australia, Canada, India, UK and France.

  • UN Women 2016-05-23 13:39

    UN Women calls for women’s rights and empowerment

    TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – At World Humanitarian Summit, UN Women called for women’s rights and empowerment to be central principles of humanitarian action.

  • un women director general 2015/10/17

    By: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

    World in need of collective action, women contribution

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says the conflict-stricken world today needs the collective cooperation of all groups including women.

  • dehghani 2015-10-17 11:06

    Iran UN envoy:

    Spread of violent extremism threatens women’s rights

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s UN deputy envoy Dehghani while pointing to current conflicts in Middle East said Fri. that the spread of violent extremism is threatening the lives and rights of women in the region.