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Iran, Indonesia cooperate on women empowerment

Tehran, Iran's Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs and Indonesia's Ministry of Women signed an agreement in Tehran on Monday to enhance cooperation in women empowerment.

Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar and Indonesia's Minister of Female Empowerment and Child Protection Yohana Susana Yembise signed the agreement in order to expand ties in empowerment of women, support for children, and family tolerance based on mutual respect and interest.

The accord has nine articles including expanding women's role in policies and decision making, supporting women and children against any kind of violence, expanding women's role in trade and technology, empowering women in economic affairs, exchanging experiences in the field of women and children.

The agreement will be implemented for two years and can be renewed for the same duration.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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