The vice-president for women and family affairs, Shahindokht Mollaverdi said, “Women’s employment does not have suitable conditions. Almost 12 percent of Iranian women are employed or in the most optimistic situation, this rate could be 14 percent. On the other hand, 3 percent of members of parliament are woman and 12.1 percent of women are single parents, where 82 percent of them are unemployed.
(ISNA state-run News Agency- Apr. 15, 2014)