Iran Parliament

Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Islamic Republic of Iran/ Jomhuri-e-Islami-e-Iran (Female suffrage 1963)An ancient Kingdom became an Islamic Republic in 1979

Also see Iran Ministers

2001-04 Secretary and Member of the Bureau of the Majlis Soheila Jolodazadeh

After the 2004 election when 2.300 reformist candidates were disqualified by the unelected "Guardian Council" -  including 80 members of parliament - from standing - not a single woman was elected to the parliament - for the first time since the theocratic dictatorship  took over in 1979


 Last update 22.02.04