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News ID: 1049
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 14:29 - 09 May 2013
TEHRAN, YJC. Some of the candidates have provided comments on their policies regarding the presence of female officials in their to-be cabinet.

- Qalibaf: Men must not define the position of women. I have given 10 percent of the Municipality management to women.

- Rouhani: Discrimination is not acceptable to our women.

- Haddad Adel: I will definitely not remove her from my office if I choose a woman for the cabinet.

- Kavakebian: Our plan for the future administration is the presence of at least 3 women in the cabinet.

- Velayati: What is important is that the President will use all capacities and expert potentials.

- Rezaei: My Head of Central Bank is an economist woman.

- Saidikia: I will welcome any woman who would be capable of ministery.

- Pourmohammadi: Women have had little presence in the administrative sphere, but those who have were outstanding.

- Shariatmadari: Gender is not within my field of vision in choosing my colleagues in the cabinet.

- Zakani: Imama Khomeini and the Supreme Leader stressed the presence of women in the social sphere.

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