Leader urges increased participation of women in policy, decision making
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has drawn attention to the importance of making use of women in various levels of policy and decision making in the country.
“This is an important issue. We have to find a solution for it,” said Ayatollah Khamenei in a meeting with a group of women on Wednesday.
The meeting was held in the run up to celebrations marking Iran’s national Mother’s Day on January 13. The occasion coincides with the birth anniversary of Hazrat-e Fatemeh (AS), the daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
The women attending the meeting with Ayatollah Khamenei on Wednesday were mothers, exemplary figures from the academia as well as social and cultural activists, according to a report by Ayatollah Khamenei’s website.