Sure! Everyone knows that Iran, as a Sharia state, is a bastion of human rights in general and women’s rights in particular! Women even serve in the cabinet! And if they vote the wrong way or make a wrong decision, one can always “beat them” (Qur’an 4:34)!
“No limitation for women’s progress in Islamic society: president,” from the Tehran Times, May 24:
TEHRAN — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that there is no limitation for the progress of women in the Islamic society.
The president made the remarks during his speech at the Insightful Woman Conference on Monday on the occasion of the auspicious birth anniversary of Hazrat Fatima (SA), the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (S), which is Women’s Day in Iran.
Ahmadinejad said that the high status and dignity of women and mothers in the society should be safeguarded.
He highlighted the role of brave and learned women in paving the way for the progress of the country.
President also criticized the way women are regarded in the Western societies, saying in the capitalist system women are used a tool for making money.
Elsewhere in his remarks, the president praised female cabinet members for their great services to the government….