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Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has organized a benefit concert in Tehran to raise funds for the release of incarcerated moms as part of a campaign called “Prison No Place for Mothers”.
The third exhibition of “Achievements and Capabilities of Iranian Villagers and Nomads” was recently held in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Tehran Municipality is displaying the portraits of a number of prominent Iranian women on billboards across the capital.
Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar has called for the establishment of a network among governments, parliaments, NGOs, and women activists to promote peace and security not only in the Middle East but at the international level.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says women are at the forefront of the campaign against violence and hate.
The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the West’s talk of gender equality is just a claim.
Female parliamentarians have called for broader participation of women in the Iranian society, particularly its labour market and politics, arguing it will help spur the development of the 80-million nation.