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11 March 2017 - Inauguration of “Iranian Women” photo exhibition

Dotsenko and Molaverdi touring the exhibition Dotsenko and Molaverdi touring the exhibition

TEHRAN - UNIC Director Maria Dotsenko, Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Dr. Shahindokht Molaverdi  and Managing Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)  Dr. Mohammad Khoddadi spoke at the inaugural ceremony of “Iranian Women” photo exhibition at the Milad tower in Tehran on 11 March 2017.  

Ms. Dotsenko delivered the SG’s message on International Women’s Day. In her speech Vice-President Dr. Molaverdi spoke about important role which Iranian women play in the political, economic and social spheres of life and called for expansion of Iranian women’s participation in different fields in particularly in political arenas.

She underlined that 10 per cent of the Iran Cabinet members are women, adding the presence of women has also been doubled in Iran's parliament.

Jointly organized by the office of Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs and IRNA, the exhibition displays 80 photos taken by IRNA’s photojournalists depicting the leading role Iranian women have been playing in everyday life in recent years.

From left to right: Khoddadi, Dotsenko and MolaverdiFrom left to right: Khoddadi, Dotsenko and Molaverdi
The IRNA Managing Director Dr. Khoddadi in his remarks hailed role of women in elevating the Iranian society.

“The Iranian women proved their roles in progress of society by active participation in all fields, and they proved that if they want, they can, “he added.

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