Deputy-President objects on prevention of women presence in stadium

TEHRAN, June 16 (MNA) – Deputy President for Women and Family Affairs has voiced concerns over prevention of women presence in stadium.

Shahindokht Mollaverdi posted in her Facebook page that in yesterday’s cabinet meeting, she had criticized the government on ban on women presence in stadium for FIVB volleyball matches.

“today in the cabinet meeting I objected to the prevention of women presence in stadiums as the message of despair and frustration of young generation to the cabinet members,” reads the Facebook post, “women were allowed to attend matches in stadiums in the past government; but the new restrictions on women to come to stadiums in 11th cabinet is quite surprising; the cabinet should revive hopes of the young generation of women through proper measures [lifting the ban on women’s presence in stadiums,” she wrote.

By Mehr News Agency


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