Iranian female lawmakers vote on a bill in an open session of parliament, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, March 5, 2012.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Iranian women deputies are suing a conservative male colleague, Nader Ghazipour, after he declared in a video that parliament was no place for "donkeys and women".Women MPs – along with a number of men – have filed complaints with Iran's prosecutor general, parliament's supervision committee and house speaker Ali Larijani, a leading woman deputy, Fatemeh Rahbar, told state news agency IRNA.Faced with the threat of lawsuits, Ghazipour has said he was not referring to women in the Islamic republic's parliament or to female candidates in his own constituency.
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