Zan-e Rooz

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Zan-e Rooz
Editor Kayhan Publishing
Categories Women's magazine
Frequency Weekly
Year founded 1964
Country Iran
Based in Tehran

Zan-e Rooz (meaning Woman Today in English) was a women's weekly magazine published in Tehran.[1] The magazine was first published in 1964.[2] Before Islamic revolution Kayhan (Publishing company) was the editorial and publisher.[3] After the Iranian Revolution, as women's political activity alongside men increased, publications focusing on women's issues sprang up to answer the increased demand. Due to this, Zan-e Rooz shifted from being a Western-style gossip sheet to a publication dedicated to exploring the rights of women within the Islamic framework.[3]


  1. ^ Shahla Sherkat. "Telling the Stories of Iranian Women's Lives". Nieman Foundation. Retrieved 6 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Gholam Khiabany (10 September 2009). Iranian Media: The Paradox of Modernity. Routledge. p. 187. ISBN 978-1-135-89490-0. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Persheng Vaziri (16 February 2001). "Caught in the Middle". Middle East Research and Information Project. Retrieved 9 December 2012.