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Govt. resolute on creating equal job opportunities for women

Govt. resolute on creating equal job opportunities for women

TEHRAN, Feb. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – VP for Women and Family Affairs said Sat. that the government is determined to take measures for gender equality and creating equal access to social services and job opportunities for women.Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Masumeh Ebtekar made the remarks in a meeting on Saturday in Urmia, adding that women currently occupy 40 percent of...

Islamic countries should do more in support of women

Islamic countries should do more in support of women

TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (Press Shia) – Chairing the 7th Summit of the Muslim Women Parliamentarians as part of the ongoing PUIC Summit in Tehran, Iranian MP Parvaneh Salahshouri stressed the need for supporting women and children against violence and discrimination in the Islamic countries.Chairing and speaking at the 7th Summit of the Muslim Women Parliamentarians as part of the 13th Session of...

Ebtekar meets Iceland FM on WPL summit sidelines

Ebtekar meets Iceland FM on WPL summit sidelines

TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (Press Shia) – Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, held talks with Iceland's FM Tue. on the sidelines of the WPL Annual Global Summit 2017 which brings together more than 200 female political leaders from all across the world.The WPL Annual Global Summit 2017 is currently being hosted, in cooperation with the Iceland’s Parliament and the...

‘Empowering women necessary tool for global peace’

‘Empowering women necessary tool for global peace’

TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (Press Shia) – The Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism discussed avenues for empowering women victims of terrorism in a side event dubbed “Empowering Women Victims of Terrorism as a Necessity for the Future of Human Beings” at the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on September 18.A panel of five activists and two victims of...

Government, System should not be vilified in media

Government, System should not be vilified in media

TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (Press Shia) – First deputy-president has criticized conduct of media critical of Rouhani’s government of depicting a grim image of the situation, while they should provide the public with transparent information and avoid propaganda war.Mr. Is'hagh Jahangiri who was addressing the 1st Seminar on Woman, Family, and Media on Saturday, said the media salted to form a sort...

Iran, Turkey call for further coop. on women issues

Iran, Turkey call for further coop. on women issues

ISTANBUL, Nov. 02 (Press Shia) – Iran’s VP for Women and Family Affairs and Turkey’s Minister for Family and Social Policies met in Istanbul on Tue. to call for expansion of cooperation on women issues. Shahindokht Molaverdi, Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs, met Turkish Minister for Family and Social Policies, Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya, on Tuesday on the sidelines...

Molaverdi in Istanbul for OIC Women Conf.

Molaverdi in Istanbul for OIC Women Conf.

TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (Press Shia Agency) – Shahindokht Molaverdi, Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs, is in Turkey to attend the 6th session of the OIC Ministerial Conference on the Role of Women in the Development of Member States.The session is organized by the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Family and Social...