Saudi Arabia, which is internationally known as a violator of women’s rights, has been elected to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
A prominent Iranian women rights activist and one of the presidential hopefuls disqualified from running in the upcoming presidential election has issued a statement in defence of women’s right to become a president in Iran.
Saturday was the end of the five-day registration process for those seeking the post of Iran’s president, the bulk of whom were ordinary, and even weird, people without any political background.
More than 18,000 female applicants have registered to contest in Iran’s City and Village Councils Elections due to be held on May 19, an Iranian official announced.
The Canadian province of British Columbia has banned companies from forcing female employees to wear high heels at work.
A number of women lawmakers expressed their concerns and views about Iran’s gender-biased laws and a number of other issues in a meeting with Parliament Speaker.
Japanese prime minister’s wife says Iranian women are quite capable and completely successful in their social activities, and easily express their opinions and viewpoints in the society.
An Iranian lawmaker called on competent women to run for Iran’s City and Village Councils elections due to be held in May across the country.
Women have had a central role in the present term of the Iranian Parliament as shown by an interesting photo featuring the portraits of all the lawmakers, recently posted on the legislative body’s Telegram channel.
The European Union’s top court ruled that EU companies have the right to ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols, such as the Islamic headscarf.