Female Journalists Sitting On Floor In Iran An Illustration Of Gender Inequality?

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Female Journalists Sitting On Floor In Iran An Illustration Of Gender Inequality?

Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani, may have pledged to promote women's rights and recently nominated a female vice president. But, if a striking image captured during Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's introduction is any indication, Iran still has a long way to go when it comes to gender equality.

In the photo taken earlier this month, female journalists sit on the floor and take notes during the inauguration. They are surrounded by men, many of whom are seated in chairs.

We invite you to read the full article published August 27, 2013

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