Iran Booted From U.N. Women’s Commission

  • In Iran, women are routinely at a significant disadvantage when compared to men.
  • The country’s Civil Code dictates that a woman’s husband has the ability to decide where the family lives and he can keep his wife from working in certain areas if he thinks it is against “family values.”
  • A woman also needs to get permission from her husband to get a passport and be able to go on foreign travel.
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