On the occasion of International Women’s Day, this photo-gallery celebrates Iranian women in their work and during their leisure time. For more than four decades, women in Iran have been subjected to discriminatory treatment regarding employment, education, clothing and inheritance, among other things.
Iranian Women In Their Daily Lives
March 9, 2023
Tehran, October 1, 2022. Women and girls have been at the forefront of nationwide protests triggered by the September death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of morality police following her arrest for an alleged breach of the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code.
Iranian women were allowed to attend the World Cup qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on October 10, 2019.
Players of Iran women’s national inline hockey team during a friendly match on July 8, 2020.
November 10, 2017. Women employees of a saffron production and processing company in the city of Torbat Heydarieh, in Khorasan Razavi province. Iran is the world’s biggest producer of saffron, the most valuable spice.
Fishmongers in a market in the Persian Gulf city of Bandar Abbas on March 8, 2023.
Young woman playing with a dog after a photo shooting on June 2, 2020.
Young woman named Neda playing drums on January 12, 2017.
A Bakhtiari nomad carrying firewood in the mountains on June 2, 2020. The Bakhtiari tribe primarily inhabits Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Khuzestan, Lorestan and Isfahan provinces. Its members migrate twice a year with their herds to find new pastures.
July 24, 2020. Nazli Bakhshayesh is a harp player, and her teenage daughter Nika Afkari is a vocalist.
A woman weaving a carpet in her house on May 15, 2018. Carpets are among the main features of Iranian culture and art as well as one of Iran’s leading exports.
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