Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Toward an Understanding of the Gender Gap in Iran: Why Health Leaders Should Care and What They Can Do to Close the Gender Gap?

Narges Beyraghi 1 , 2 , * and Sophie Soklaridis 1
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1 Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
2 Department of Psychiatry, Neurofunctional Research Center, Shahid Behshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: 13 (1); e64643
  • Published Online: November 14, 2018
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: December 1, 2017
  • Revised: April 1, 2018
  • Accepted: October 5, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijpbs.64643

To Cite: Beyraghi N , Soklaridis S. Toward an Understanding of the Gender Gap in Iran: Why Health Leaders Should Care and What They Can Do to Close the Gender Gap?, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. Online ahead of Print ; 13(1):e64643. doi: 10.5812/ijpbs.64643.

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1. The Gender Gap in Iran
2. Women in Higher Education
3. Women and the Workforce
4. What Can Health Leaders Do to Decrease the Gender Gap in Iran?
5. Gender Quotas
6. Brain Drain
7. Mentorship Programs
8. Conclusions
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