No joke: UN elects Iranian regime to top women's rights body.

Electing Ayatollah Khamenei's Islamic Republic of Iran to protect women’s rights is like making an arsonist into the town fire chief.…
This is a black day for women’s rights, and for all human rights.

Iran’s persecution of women is gross and systematic, both in law and in practice. The UN’s own secretary-general has reported on Iran’s ‘persistent discrimination against women and girls.'
Iran’s fundamentalist mullahs force women to cover their hair, with many arrested and attacked daily under the misogynistic hijab law. They require a woman to receive permission from her father to get married.
The legal age for a girl to marry in Iran is 13—with even younger girls allowed to marry with paternal and judicial consent.
Ayatollah Khamenei’s regime imprisons courageous women’s rights activists, such as Nasrin Sotudeh, Mojgan Keshavarz, Yasaman Aryani, and Monireh Arabshahi, for the crime of peacefully demanding their human dignity.
Why, then, did the UN name one of the world’s worst oppressors of women as a world judge and guardian of gender equality and the empowerment of women?
Today the UN sent a message that women’s rights can be sold out for backroom political deals, and it let down millions of female victims in Iran and worldwide who look to the world body for protection.
Caught on video: that moment yesterday when the United Nations announces the election of the misogynistic mullahs' regime to its highest women's rights body.…

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