Rouhani

Iran’s Rouhani shelves civil service exam over female discrimination

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has postponed the annual civil service entry exam because of concerns it discriminates against women.

Mr Rouhani ordered a review of all 3,000 jobs on offer, and a rethink if they were found to be biased to men.

Some departments, such as the Judiciary Organisation of Military Forces are open almost exclusively to men.

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