Kobra Aqazari, Iranian representative in the First Ever Global Women in Media Conference, held in Karachi, Pakistan said on Monday.
The Iranian women, like any women in any other place face the men’s community constraints, however, they are active in all occupations including medicine, education and training, media, and other parts of the society, explained the Iranian female journalist.
Statistics show that women make up about half of the 80 million population of Iran and women account for more than 60 percent of Iranian students and 90 percent of literate people, she added.
The First Ever Global Women in Media Conference was held with the presence of a representative from Iran’s official news agency, IRNA.
Karachi’s global conference aimed at highlighting the role of women in the media whereas development in media, ethics of media, issues related to journalists also came under discussion during different sessions of the conference.
Pakistan Media Development Foundation has organized the four-day international moot in which representatives from 22 countries including Iran took part.
Other women journalists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Canada, Denmark, France, Greece, India, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Romania, Spain, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UK and the USA also participated the conference.