A Study on the Organizational and Structural Barriers of Women's Participation in the Administrative Structure of Iran (Young Women Employed in Private Sector of District 6 in Tehran)

Document Type: Original Article


1 Department of Sociology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Sociology, Arak Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran

3 Department of Sociology, Dehaghan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Dehaghan, Iran


This research studies organizational and structural barriers in women's participation in the administrative structure of Iran emphasizing on women working in private sector in district 6 of Tehran and hypotheses have been propounded among structural, organizational and cultural factors and women's participation and research method in this research is based on survey method and in this order quantitative method is defined. According to the latest statistics 1350 women are employed in private offices in district 6 of Tehran. This sample of 300 people based on Cochran formula is under investigation. In general it is assumed and with respect to prove hypotheses on this research for women's participation in the administrative structure of Iran, there are strong social, cultural, and institutional barriers.


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