Women's rights in Iran
Women's rights for Iranian women and their legal status has changed during different political and historical eras. This includes Marriage law, divorce law, education rights, clothing and Hijab, healt...
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Higher education in Iran
Iran has a large network of private, public, and state affiliated universities offering degrees in higher education. State-run universities of Iran are under the direct supervision of Iran's Ministry ...
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Science in Iran
Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology through education and training, despite international sanctions in almost all aspects of research during the past 30 years. Iran's univers...
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Women's football in Iran
Women's football in Iran is very popular. Football has been a part of life for Iranians for many decades now and is played in schools, alleys, streets and football clubs nationwide. Women in Iran are ...
Health care in Iran
Healthcare in Iran is based on three pillars: the public-governmental system, the private sector, and NGOs. The healthcare and medical sector's market value in Iran was almost US $24 billion in 2002 a...
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Family planning in Iran
Iran had a comprehensive and effective program of family planning since the beginning of the 1990s. While Iran's population grew at a rate of more than 3% per year between 1956 and 1986, the growth ra...
Stoning
Stoning, or lapidation, is a form of capital punishment whereby a group throws stones at a person until he or she dies. No individual among the group can be identified as the one who kills the subject...
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Women's rights movement in Iran
The Iranian women's movement is based on the Iranian women's social movement for women's rights. This movement first emerged some time after the Iranian Constitutional Revolution in 1910, the year in ...
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Zahra Shojaei
Zahra Shojaei is an Iranian politician. An outspoken advocate of women's rights, she was advisor on women's affairs under President Khatami, and as such a member of his cabinet from 1997-2005.
In ...
Jam'iyat-e Nesvan-e Vatankhah
Jam'iyat-e Nesvân-e Vatankhâh (Persian: جمعیت نسوان وطنخواه‎, meaning "Patriotic Women's League of Iran" or "Society of Patriotic Women") (1922–1933), was one of the most active and enthus...
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Tourism in Iran
The landscape of Iran is diverse, providing a range of activities from hiking and skiing in the Alborz mountains, to beach holidays by the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. Over the next five years a ...
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Special Clerical Court
Special Clerical Court, or Special Court for Clerics (Persian: دادگاه ویژه روحانیت‎) is an Iranian court system for examining transgressions within the clerical establishment. It tries Shia Musl...
Judicial system of Iran
A nationwide judicial system in Iran was first implemented and established by Abdolhossein Teymourtash under Reza Shah, with further changes during the second Pahlavi era.After the 1979 upheaval of th...
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Prostitution in Iran
Prostitution in Iran is illegal, and incurs various punishments ranging from fines and jail terms to execution for repeat offenders.
The exact number of prostitutes working in Iran is unknown. How...
Abortion in Iran
Abortion in Iran has been the subject of internal controversy for many years. Iran's abortion policy has been notoriously quick to change in accordance with changes in the regime; most significantly, ...
The Stoning of Soraya M.
The Stoning of Soraya M. (Persian: .سنگسار ثريا م‎) is a 2008 American Persian-language drama film adapted from French journalist Freidoune Sahebjam's 1990 book La Femme Lapidée.The film is dir...
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One Million Signatures
One Million Signatures for the Repeal of Discriminatory Laws (Persian: يک ميليون امضا برای لغو قوانين تبعيض آميز Yek Milyun Emzā barā-ye Laghv-e Qavānin-e Tab‘iz Āmiz), also known as Change for Equal...
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Mehrangiz Dowlatshahi
Mehrangiz Dowlatshahi (13 December 1919 - October 2008) was an Iranian social activist and politician, who held significant positions, including ambassador of Iran and minister of women affairs, as th...
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The Story of the Daughters of Quchan
The Story of the Daughters of Quchan: Gender and National Memory in Iranian History is a 1998 political history book written by Afsaneh Najmabadi. It explores a 1905 occurrence of human trafficking i...
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books is a book by Iranian author and professor Azar Nafisi.Published in 2003, it has been on the New York Times bestseller list for over one hundred weeks and ha...
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Soraya Manutchehri
Soraya Manutchehri was a 35-year-old woman who was stoned to death in the small village of Kuhpayeh, Iran on 15 August 1986 after being allegedly convicted of adultery. Unnamed witnesses have claimed...
Iran's Family Protection Law
In 1967, Iran adopted a set of progressive family laws, the Family Protection Act, which granted women more rights in the family; those rights were expanded in the Family Protection Law of 1975. Thoug...
Science and technology in Iran
Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology through education and training, despite international sanctions in almost all aspects of research during the past 30 years. Iran's univers...
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