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Many Iranian women and youth feel failed by reformists ahead of vote

Sally

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I am sure that the Iranian women and youth realize that it will be very hard for the reformists to make changes with the Ayatollahs standing right behind them making decisions.

Many Iranian women and youth feel failed by reformists ahead of vote
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Many Iranian women and young people are disillusioned about the upcoming elections, desperate for reform but losing hope in their pragmatic president and his promise of a freer society.
The Feb. 26 parliamentary poll will see pro-reform candidates, who broadly back President Hassan Rouhani, attempt to overturn the majority held by conservative hardliners in the 290-seat assembly. It will be a test of public support for Rouhani himself ahead of presidential elections next year.
While the vote might not have an influence on foreign policy, which is determined by Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the election of a reformist parliament could strengthen Rouhani's hand to push through economic reforms to open up the country to foreign trade and investment.

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