Mousavi vows to defend women’s rights

TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) -- Presidential hopeful Mousavi stated on Monday that the next administration should respect women’s rights, vowing to defend women’s rights as enshrined in the Constitution if he is elected president.

He added that he tries to appoint female ministers if he wins the polls.

 

Talking in Azad University in Yazd, he said there is no hurdle in employing women in top posts. “There is no hurdle for presence of women in highest ranks in the Islamic Republic of Iran and I will try to make use of women in top jobs in the future administration.”

 

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