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Leader: Viewing women as commodity Zionist plot

US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei meets with religious eulogists in Tehran, March 19, 2017. (IRNA)

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned about a “Zionist plot” to corrupt the involvement of women in world societies.

The Leader made the remarks on Sunday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the daughter of the Prophet of Islam, Hazrat Fatemeh who is regarded as a role model for Muslim women.

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“Making women a commodity and an object of gratification in the Western world is most likely among the Zionist plots aiming to destroy human society,” Ayatollah Khamenei said.

Men and women are no different when it comes to “ascent to spiritual positions, the power of leadership and the capability to lead humankind,” the Leader added. 

The Leader also warned against following the Western version of gender equality, saying it has led to corruption.

"Today, Western thinkers and those who pursue issues such as gender equality regret the corruption which it has brought about," Ayatollah Khamenei said. 

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