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FIRST ON FOX: Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday described the Iranian regime’s upcoming participation in a U.N. commission on women’s rights and empowerment as a “complete joke” and a “slap in the face” to Iranian women, given the limited rights that women are given under the hard line regime.
Iran next week will take its seat on the U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women and begin a four-year term. It was elected via secret ballot last year, along with other countries including Pakistan, Egypt and China.
The commission, part of the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) describes itself as “the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of…