The Growth of Women’s Role in the Iranian Parliament since the Islamic Revolution of 1979

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This article discusses the position of women in Iranian political life, enhancing the role of Iranian women policy, the story of their political struggle for the rightful place and role in the country’s political arena, as well as the results achieved by women in public organizations of Iran. After the victory of the Islamic Revolution, based on the legitimacy of women’ rights and political participation, the rules and laws in Iran have been reviewed and changes have been made in respect of political rights and participation in the government of this gender group. The article deals with the problem of political participation of women in contemporary Iran, as well as the issue of enhancing their role in the parliament as one of the most important political institutions of the country.

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Samira Esmaeili

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

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Intern of the Department of Comparative Politics

Miklukho-Maklaya Str., 6, Moscow, Russian Federation, 117198


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