Yaran Ateina

Yaran Ateina is an Iranian team that seeks to break the taboos surrounding womxn’s football. They fight for equality in their hometown, Anzali. In Anzali, men claim that womxn will destroy the football field if they play on it. The team is leading the fight for allowing womxn to attend football games at stadiums in Iran. With a record number of fans, Yaran Ateina is the womxn’s team that has the biggest fanbase in Iran and the Middle East. They seek to use the festival as a source of motivation for them to continue their fight for female representation in football in Iran and are excited to share how significant combining ethics and moral values are to football.