Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Taghi Bahjat responds negatively to the question: "Are women allowed to enter the judicial system and work as a judge?"

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Muhammad Taghi Bahjat
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Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Taghi Bahjat responds negatively to the question: "Are women allowed to enter the judicial system and work as a judge?"

Question: Are women allowed to enter the judicial system and work as a judge?

Answer: No, it is not allowed.

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ورود زنان به دستگاه قضايى
. ورود زنان به دستگاه قضايى جهت رسيدگى به دعاوى حقوقى، كيفرى و امور حسبيّه از بدو تشكيل پرونده، مرحله تحقيقات و ختم رسيدگى و صدور و ابلاغ و اجراى حكم را مرقوم فرماييد؟
ج. جايز نيست، با تماميّت دليل بر هر مورد.