Empowering Women



  • salahshouri 2018-01-15 23:06

    Iranian female MP:

    Islamic countries should do more in support of women

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – Chairing the 7th Summit of the Muslim Women Parliamentarians as part of the ongoing PUIC Summit in Tehran, Iranian MP Parvaneh Salahshouri stressed the need for supporting women and children against violence and discrimination in the Islamic countries.

  • VIOLENCE 2017/12/26

    By: Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Illogical reservations about bill on violence against women

    TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (MNA) – While there are news about adoption of a bill on banning violence against women there seems to be unreasonable reservations about the issue.

  • ebtekar 2017-11-29 09:25

    Ebtekar meets Iceland FM on WPL summit sidelines

    TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) – Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, held talks with Iceland's FM Tue. on the sidelines of the WPL Annual Global Summit 2017 which brings together more than 200 female political leaders from all across the world.

  • فریبا محمدیان 2017-10-29 14:52

    Women's Deputy Minister of Sport:

    Women's presence in stadiums likely

    TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – Women's Deputy Minister of Sport, Fariba Mohammadia said positive measures were being taking to pave the path for presence of Iranian women at stadiums.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • عکس تزئینی جشنواره فیلم فجر 2017-01-15 16:34

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi, Niusha Rouzban

    Women to take center stage at 35th Fajr Film Festival

    THERAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – Iran is getting ready to host the 35th edition of its most prestigious cultural event in February, this time showcasing works by women filmmakers and women’s issues more than ever before.

  • جهانگیری 2017-01-14 15:17


    Government, System should not be vilified in media

    TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – First deputy-president has criticized conduct of media critical of Rouhani’s government of depicting a grim image of the situation, while they should provide the public with transparent information and avoid propaganda war.

  • rugby 2016/11/09

    By: Irina Japharidze

    Georgian rugby UNiTEs to end violence against women

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – In 2010, rugby stars in Georgia called on society to engage in efforts to end violence against women and girls, followed by a partnership between the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) and the Georgian Rugby Union.

  • molaverdi 2016-11-02 10:18

    Iran, Turkey call for further coop. on women issues

    ISTANBUL, Nov. 02 (MNA) – Iran’s VP for Women and Family Affairs and Turkey’s Minister for Family and Social Policies met in Istanbul on Tue. to call for expansion of cooperation on women issues.

  • مولاوردی 2016-11-01 13:51

    Molaverdi in Istanbul for OIC Women Conf.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) – Shahindokht Molaverdi, Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs, is in Turkey to attend the 6th session of the OIC Ministerial Conference on the Role of Women in the Development of Member States.

  • khoshroo 2016-10-27 12:01

    Khoshroo to the UN:

    Women crucial in delivery of humanitarian aid

    TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (MNA) – Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations has said recent violence and atrocities in the Middle East has effectively weakened women participation in humanitarian missions and development.

  • Ban Ki-moon 2016-06-23 18:51

    Ban calls for supporting some 245mn widows around world

    TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on International Widows’ Day, 23 June 2016, while announcing that there are some 245 million widows around the world, called for supporting them in living productive, equal and fulfilling lives.

  • ابتکار و وزیر ژاپن 2016-05-10 18:38

    Japanese economy Min. invites Ebtekar to Japan

    TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) – Iranian VP Ebtekar and the Chairperson of the Nippon Foundation of Japan Sasacawa met on the sidelines of Iran-Japan Symposium in Tehran and discussed ways for boosting bilateral cooperation.

  • سمینار زنان،صلح و توسعه پایدار 2016-05-09 14:45

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Iran-Japan joint symposium opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) – First Joint Symposium of Iran-Japan on "Women, Peace and Sustainable Development" was held on Monday in Tehran.

  • japan 2016-05-09 13:05

    Iran-Japan ‘women & sustainable development’ symposium kicks off

    TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) – The first Iran-Japan Symposium on ‘Women, Peace and Sustainable Development’ is currently underway at Foreign Ministry's Institute for Political and International Studies in Tehran.

  • UN Women 2016-03-15 09:05

    UN claims efforts to boost women's empowerment

    NEW YORK, Mar. 15 (MNA) – The Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka called on the international community to increase its efforts in terms of gender equality and the empowerment of the women.

  • un 2015-10-14 12:21

    UN Security Council adopts resolution on women, peace

    NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (MNA) – The UN Security Council has adopted unanimously the resolution 2242, ensuring active participation of women in processes to search and consolidate peace.

  • expo 2015-08-29 22:47

    Tehran to hold expo on women’s role in sustainable development

    TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Tehran will hold the 2nd International Exhibition & Conference on Role of Women in Sustainable Development in September.

  • conf 2015-08-04 16:10

    Erbil conf. stresses women role to counter terrorism

    ERBIL, Aug. 04 (MNA) – Iraq hosted a National Conference on ‘Empowering Women to Address the Impact of Terrorism,’ stressing the role of women in bringing about positive change.