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Iran's Rouhani names female VPs as reformists slam all-male ministers

03:37 EDT 9 Aug 2017 | Yahoo News

Iran's Rouhani names female VPs as reformists slam all-male ministersIranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed two female vice presidents on Wednesday but continued to take flak from reformists for nominating no women ministers. The appointments came a day after the moderate president announced his all-male list of ministers to parliament, seen as a betrayal by reformists who backed his re-election campaign in May. "It is incredible and shocking that the president has ignored the demands of women in nominating his government," Parvaneh Salahshouri, head of a parliamentary women's group, told lawmakers.


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