- Must have husband's permission to obtain a passport.
- Will receive 74 strokes of the lash for appearing in public without an Islamic hejab.
- Cannot leave home without husband's permission.
- Can be divorced for any reason without recourse or prior knowledge.
Friday, April 30, 2010
U.N. = Unbelievable
The United Nations has long entered the self-parodying phase of it's existence when governments with such stellar human rights records such as China and Saudi Arabia were allowed on the Commission for Human Rights which was then transformed into the Human Rights Council, and it looks as though they intend to stay there. I read last night that Iran has been elected to the Commission on the Status of Women, with no objection from the U.S. I might add. Read here for a list of laws against women in Iran. Here are just a few.