9 June 2015

AP Interview: Iran partially opens stadium doors to women

Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press at her office in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 8, 2015. Molaverdi said a limited number of women will be allowed to watch Volleyball World League games in Tehran later this month as it lifts a ban on Iranian women attending male sporting events.
A limited number of Iranian women will be allowed to watch Volleyball World League games in Tehran later this month, a senior government official has told The Associated Press, part of a government move to allow women and families to attend male sporting events.