New York(IP): Iran's Islamic Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Ensieh Khazali in a meeting with Kuwait's Minister of Social Affairs, Children and Family, said that Muslim countries should promote natural and divine family norms more than ever.

Iran Press/America: According to Iran Press, Iran's Vice President for Family and Women's Affairs met with Kuwait's Minister of Social Affairs and Family Children Sheikh Feras Saud Al-Sabah on the sidelines of the 68th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68).

The parties pointed to the common traditions, history and culture of the two countries of Iran and Kuwait and emphasized the development of interactions between them in the issue of women and family as well as joint programs for women's empowerment.

Regarding the growing issues of the family in the world community, Khazali said: "Muslim countries should promote the norms of the natural and divine family today more than ever."

Referring to the document on the rights of the child, as well as the document in the process of drafting the family in the Islamic Republic of Iran, she introduced the streamlining of the family in national and international institutions as necessary.

" Sheikh Feras Saud Al-Sabah ", Minister of Social Affairs of Family and Children of Kuwait, expressing his satisfaction at the meeting with the Islamic Vice President of Iran, said: "The Kuwaiti government believes that the path of empowering women and the family, which is one of the main goals of the Kuwaiti government, can be an opportunity which is suitable for the expansion of interactions on Facebook.

In response to the question of the Vice President of Iran regarding the status of women in Kuwait, he informed about the growing statistics of their activities as government employees, senior managers of the public and private sectors, and students of various educational levels.

Expressing satisfaction with the presence of Muslim women in social positions, Khazali referred to the presence of 60% of female teachers in Iran and added:

"60% of Iranian university admissions, 40% of faculty members, and 40% of specialist Physicians in Iran are women.

Khazai mentioned the increase in flexibility of working hours for working women in Iran and said:

"9 months of paid leave and 1 hour of breastfeeding are among the supports of the Islamic Republic of Iran for working women in the country."

In the end, both sides emphasized the joint cooperation in the field of family support.


Read More:

Iran's VP meets with Nigerian minister of women's affairs