Replacing ‘women’ with ‘family’

Many of us are now familiar with the way that discussing exclusively families or heads of households has (at least sometimes inadvertantly) served to obscure issues of justice for women in political philosophy. It seems the idea has occured to the ruling regime in Iran, too. They’ve apparently banned the use of the word ‘women’ on state TV, ordering it replaced with constructions involving ‘family’. Via The F-Word.