This guide to gender mainstreaming in farsi is an activity within a Memorandum of Understanding between Sweden and Iran. It was signed by the Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs in Iran and the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs in Sweden in 2017, encouraging bilateral cooperation in the field of women’s empowerment.
The Swedish Institute, with the help of the Embassy of Sweden in Tehran and relevant Iranian institutions, is suggested to carry out activities in the following areas:
- Promoting women’s participation in the labour market and in decision making, and economic opportunities
- Ending violence against women
- Female entrepreneurship
- Health and related issues