Iran: Golpaygani objects to women becoming governor

Jomhuri Islami paper wrote, during a visit of the Communications Minister with Ayatollah Safi Golpaygani in the city of Qom on Thursday, the religious leader objected to women being appointed as district governor by the Interior Ministry. Gopaygani said, “This is not in accordance with women’s dignity and the Islamic government has to revise such measures.”

(Asre Iran state-run website- May. 3, 2014)