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Celebrating women’s resilience in the face of adversity 10 Mar 2019
Int’l Women’s Day:

Celebrating women’s resilience in the face of adversity

On Friday, February 08, International Women’s Day was observed across the world with a solemn pledge to espouse the cause of women’s empowerment and women’s rights.

Iranian woman athlete gains silver in Asian Games 26 Aug 2018

Iranian woman athlete gains silver in Asian Games

 Taravat Khaksar gained the silver medal in the Karate event of 2018 Asian Games, underway in Indonesia. In the final match of Women’s -55kg category held at JCC Plenary Hall, the Iranian athlete was defeated by world champion Tzuyun Wen 0-4 and received the silver medal. Representatives from Indonesia and Macau collected the bronze medals […]

Asian Women’s U-19 Volleyball C’ship: Iran Suffers Narrow Defeat to Australia 11 Jun 2018

Asian Women’s U-19 Volleyball C’ship: Iran Suffers Narrow Defeat to Australia

Iran lost to Australia 3-2 (25–15, 25–15, 23–25, 21–25,12–15) in the 2018 Asian Women’s U-19 Volleyball Championship on Monday. Iran will play Macau on Tuesday. The 2018 Asian Women’s U-19 Volleyball Championship is a biennial international volleyball tournament organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) with Volleyball Federation of Vietnam (VFV) for the women’s under-19 […]

Iran Loses to Chinese Taipei in Asian Women’s U-17 Volleyball C’ship 26 May 2018

Iran Loses to Chinese Taipei in Asian Women’s U-17 Volleyball C’ship

Iran suffered a 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-15) defeat against Chinese Taipei at the 2018 Asian Women U-17 Volleyball Championship on Saturday. The Iranian girls will play India on Sunday in a play-off match for the 7th place. Iran started the tournament with a 3-0 win against New Zealand in preliminary round but advanced to the […]

Iran beat Uzbekistan at AFC Women’s Futsal Championship 08 May 2018

Iran beat Uzbekistan at AFC Women’s Futsal Championship

Three goals in the first three minutes helped Islamic Republic of Iran confirm their status as Group D winners as they registered a 9-2 win over short-handed Uzbekistan at the AFC Women’s Futsal Championship 2018 on Monday. The reigning champions will now face China PR in Wednesday’s quarter-finals, while Uzbekistan will regroup ahead of their […]

Iran Youth Football Team to Face Russia in Kuban Spring Opener 14 Mar 2018

Iran Youth Football Team to Face Russia in Kuban Spring Opener

the Iranian women’s youth football team will open the “Kuban Spring-2018” with a match against host Russia. “Kuban Spring-2018” will be held from March 16 to 21 in Sochi. The competition will bring four teams namely, Russia, Romania, North Korea and Iran together. Iran has been scheduled to face Russia on March 16 and meet […]

Paykan to represent Iran at Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship 10 Mar 2018

Paykan to represent Iran at Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship

TEHRAN – Paykan will represent Iran at the 2018 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship in Kazakhstan in May. Paykan won Iranian Volleyball Super League after defeating Tehran in three sets to lift the cup at the Khaneh Volleyball. The Iranian team have been pitted against hosts Kazakhstan, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam in Pool B. Pool […]

Iran Women Futsal Team Beats Russia in Friendly 18 Feb 2018

Iran Women Futsal Team Beats Russia in Friendly

Iran’s women’s national futsal team defeated Russia in a friendly match on Saturday. In the match held in Tehran’s Shahid Chamran Hall, Shahrzad Mozaffar’s team defeated Russia 2-1 thanks to goals from Sara Shirbeigi and Mahsa Kamali. Team Melli will play the Russian team once again on Sunday. Iran is preparing for the 2018 AFC […]

Iran Earns 2nd Win at West Asian Women’s Handball Championship 17 Feb 2018

Iran Earns 2nd Win at West Asian Women’s Handball Championship

Iran defeated Lebanon 29-19 at the 2nd edition of the AHF West Asian Women’s Handball Championship on Friday. The Iranian team had already humiliated Iraq 43-8 in the first day of the competition. The Iranian girls are going to face Qatar on Sunday. The competition began in Jordan’s Amman on Thursday and will be underway until February […]

Ebtekar, Akhtar discuss women’s empowerment in IT sector 03 Feb 2018

Ebtekar, Akhtar discuss women’s empowerment in IT sector

TEHRAN – The Iranian vice president for women’s and family affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar and the UN under secretary-general Shamshad Akhtar discussed the role of women in disaster risk reduction and resilience through empowering them in various areas including IT. During a meeting which was held in Tehran on Wednesday, Ebtekar touched on the attempts to […]