“The unofficial sector of the job market has become feminine, because women are cheap labor force and because they need to earn their living, they accept such jobs,” Rouhani’s deputy in women and family affairs admitted in the weekly meeting with the state media and press.
Shahindokht Mollaverdi also acknowledged and revealed that her office “does not have executive powers, has not yet established any effective relationship with other ministries and departments and that faced serious obstacles from the beginning.”
She also confessed to the public antagonism towards the regime and said, “The gap between the government and the nation is widening by the day. This situation is not to the benefit of anyone.”
(State-run ISNA news agency, Aug. 24, 2015)