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WOMEN IN IRANIAN LITERATURE

Janet Afary Janet Afary is among the most important literature exports from Iran. She has significantly contributed to the development of women in Iran. Janet now lives in the United States, but her efforts are still visible in the history of Iranian literature. Afary is an Iranian author, a researcher[…]

PLACES TO VISIT IN IRAN

Iran can be considered one of the most beautiful and culturally rich countries in the world. Its history dates back from ancient times when in the place of this marvelous country was found the Persian Empire. The mixture of cultures and traditions make this country truly unique. You may find[…]

IRANIAN WOMEN IN FILMS

Golshifteh Farahani Farahani started acting at the early age of 6 and has remained in the limelight since then. She featured in her first film at the age of 14 in the movie titled The Pear Tree in 1998. Since then, she has acted over 15 movies and an award[…]

A HISTORY OF IRAN

Iran has an interesting history. It is very ancient, with the earliest and oldest civilizations being the Elamite kingdoms that were present in the fourth millennium BC. In terms of land area it reached its largest size in the sixth century BC when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire.[…]

THINGS TO KNOW AS A WOMAN TRAVELLING IN IRAN

Travelling to Iran would be very interesting and a wonderful cultural experience, however Iran has certain rules regarding woman. For your safety it is wise to know these before you visit. In some cases these rules are actually laws that need to be obeyed and extend to citizens of Iran[…]

FAMOUS WOMEN FROM IRAN

Throughout the history of Iran, women have been a vital force and have always taken a fundamental and representative role in the development of Iran. Despite the imposition on the education of women, several ambitious Iranian women have never stopped from fighting for their right and the rights of their[…]

HOW TO HELP A WOMAN IN IRAN

Iranian women suffer different forms of restrictions that are imposed by law, custom, and tradition. Every part of their daily lives from the work they can do, how they can dress in public and their marriage rights are strictly regulated. The country makes it very hard for women to thrive[…]

WOMAN’S RIGHTS IN IRAN

All through the life of an Iranian woman, they are forced to navigate through different restrictions that are imposed by custom and law. Every part of their lives from how they can dress in public to what they can study and the jobs that they can do in the workplace[…]