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Iranian Women

Here's the First Woman to Win an Olympic Medal for Iran

On Thursday, Kimia Alizadeh made history by becoming the first woman to win an Olympic medal for Iran. She claimed bronze in the 57-kilogram class of Taekwondo, defeating Sweden to win the historic medal. Read More »

#MenInHijab: An Act of Solidarity for Gender Equality

Photos of men in hijabs — the headscarves worn by women of the Muslim faith — are posted all over social media to show support for Iranian women. Read More »

5 Inspiring Iranian Women You Need to Know

Iran is currently holding parliamentary elections and critics are noting that the nation's path to prosperity is anything but clear, with an intense battle between pragmatists and conservatives. Read More »