Maryam Amid-Semnani also known as Mozayan-ol Saltaneh (Death, August 1919) was the founder and editor of Shkoufe newspaper. An influential news paper for women, published in 1913. She is considered to be one of the first female journalists in Iran.
In her articles she discussed the need of education for Iranian women, Child hygiene and family health and the importance of women’s creativity. She believed women ought to be informed about the legal and political topics related to themselves and others, and be warned against superstitions and ignorance.
She also founded the “The Iranian Women’s Society” and promoted and worked for Women’s rights.