Post election Iran should remove all past ‘obstacles’ against women, say Iranian women advocates

Post election Iran should remove all past ‘obstacles’ against women, say Iranian women advocates

Golnaz Esfandiari for RFE/RL – WNN Justice (WNN/RFE/RL) Tehran, IRAN, SOUTHERN ASIA: A group of prominent Iranian women’s rights activists and intellectuals have outlined some of their main demands for President-elect Hassan Rohani, who spoke against gender discrimination during his campaign and said women and men should enjoy the same rights and opportunities. The group […]

True partners

True partners

The Week – Wednesday, 23 November 2011 (originally published 16 Nov) Over the past 41 years, women in Oman have earned themselves more predominant and varied roles in society such as becoming ministers, chairpersons, CEOs and doctors. In recognition of this and on the occasion of the 41st National Day, TheWeek speaks with Dr Masooma […]