ECOSOC : Commission on the Status of Women - Beginner level
Iran, Islamic Republic of


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Honorable Chairs, Distinguished Delegates, The Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran feels very honored to be part of the ECOSOC committee and would like to stress the importance of the issue of Human Rights. To give the best possible view about the status of women in Iran the Delegation of Iran would like to illustrate to what extent Iran accomplished the goals set in the Beijing Declaration. Concerning the increasing burden of poverty of women, Iranian women are protected against poverty by their fathers and husbands. The government of the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to help any woman in need as long as she complies to Islamic Law and is lawfully married in front of Allah. The Islamic Republic of Iran promotes the access of all women to educational institutes as it can be seen by the new law establishing the obligation...