International Women’s Day

Women’s Commission of Isfahan Bar Association held a seminar on the occasion of International Women’s Day at the Association’s premises in Isfahan on 6 March 2013. After the inaugural ceremony, the first speaker was UNIC Reference Assistant Ms. Nazanin Ghaemmaghami who presented a short introduction about the day, read the SG’s message and then delivered a speech on “UN Women and women in the UN”. One of the members of the Board of Directors of the Bar Association Dr. Leila Raeisi and two university professors, Dr. Mohammad Ali Solhchi and Mr. Heybatolah Najandi-Manesh were other speakers of the seminar who talked about the rights of women. Afterwards, a documentary on violence against women in Iranian rural areas was screened and a panel of experts including a film critic discussed the issues raised in the documentary. Some lawyers and law experts, university professors and students of law were among the participants.