Document Type : Review Article


Assistant Prof, Department of Law, Faculty of Humanities Science, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran.


The purpose of present study is to clarify the status of housewives in the legal system of Iran, with respect to government duties, due to provide a legal solution for protecting; because significant enjoyment of rights and duties depends on employment. Maine difficulty of the law is setting the level of supports. The research method is descriptive-analytical with comparative approach. At the first special problems of Iranian housewives are being described and the current legal approach to them is being explained; as the weaknesses become clearer, in the light of the experience of other countries, recommendations are made to improve them. The most critical issue of housewives is the deficit of public participation and lack of direct access to public wealth resources. Currently, the legal system does not have a comprehensive plan for housewives. The proposed solution, for next generations, is to create empowering young women to achieve employment opportunity and, in the case of the current generation, facilitating civil participation through non-governmental organizations and applying positive discrimination mechanisms in favor of housewives.


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