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May 2, 2016

CNN: Experts: More Women in Iran’s Parliament Signals Shift in Society

Most of these women are aligned with Rouhani, said Reza Marashi, research director with the National Iranian American Council. “It’s progress,” he said, “but it’s not where we want it to be.” It will take more involvement of women to build a better future inside Iran, he said. Not since the 1979 revolution have so many women been elected in Iran. “This demonstrates the very important, very real and undeniable role women chart for the country,” Marashi said.

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