Speaking at a nationwide meeting of women and family counselors in the
oil industry, Ensiyeh Khazali said the administration intended to move with
unity towards the elevation of women and believed that women were one of the
largest capitals of society.
She said that family-centeredness and justice-centeredness were among
the beliefs of the thirteenth administration, and added that it had taken
several measures to support women and family issues in the past year.
These included infertility insurance with 90% coverage, breastfeeding
insurance until the end of breastfeeding and their children until the end of
five years, rural women insurance with three children (social insurance) and
special facilities for rural people born in the 80s, she said.
She also said that studies were conducted on the participation of women
in major decision-making councils, which was unprecedented in its kind, and
that President Ebrahim Raisi emphasized the participation of women in
She emphasized that many family issues needed to be addressed, and
said that women were a clear manifestation of sacrifice and altruism.
The official added that the direction of the movement of the Revolution
was towards using the capabilities of women and the environment for the
advancement of women in the country.
She concluded by expressing hope that with the efforts of all Iranian
women and the support of managers, more growth and progress of Iranian women
would be witnessed and that she would also serve in terms of laws and policies.