Zahra Nejadbahram

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Zahra Nejadbahram
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Member of City Council of Tehran
Assumed office
23 August 2017
Personal details
Political partyWomen's Journalist Association[1]
ProfessionPolitical scientist[2]

Zahra Nejadbahram (Persian: زهرا نژادبهرام‎) is an Iranian journalist, women's rights activist[3] and reformist politician who currently serves as a member of the City Council of Tehran.[4] She is the first woman to serve as deputy governor in Iran since the Iranian Revolution, having been appointed as the deputy governor of Tehran Province in July 2001.[5]


  1. ^ Gheissari, Ali (2009). Contemporary Iran: economy, society, politics. Oxford University Press. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-19-537849-8.
  2. ^ Tara Povey, ed. (2016), Women, Power and Politics in 21st Century Iran, Routledge, p. 73, ISBN 9781134779895
  3. ^ Benjamin Stachursky (2016), The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization: NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran, Routledge, p. 193, ISBN 9781135101022
  4. ^ "Reformists take all seats in Tehran city council". Mehr News Agency. 21 May 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Iran appoints first woman deputy governor". IRNA. 16 July 2001. Retrieved 25 May 2017 – via Payvand.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Mohsen Pirhadi
2nd Secretary of the City Council of Tehran