Iran: The Increasing Number of Divorce and Abortion Among Young Girls

NCRI - A member of Women's Fraction of the Iran regime’s Parliament admitted that the child marriage and its implications including divorce and abortion are increasing.

Tayebeh Siavashi in an interview with ILNA News on Monday, August 14, 2017, stated, "The number of widowed children is increasing. We currently have 2000 divorced children. This figure is only represented based on the number of registered marriages. Therefore, the unofficial figure is possibly higher."

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Iran: Breadwinner Women, the Victims of Indigence and Discrimination

NCRI - As the poverty has spread among women, the state-run authorities and media called this phenomenon as a common term of "the feminization of poverty".

Poverty prevails among women; however, the breadwinner women are severely stricken with indigence. This issue stems from the lootings and plunders made by the Iran regime.

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Iran: A Prosecutor Threatens Women Employees to Abide by Mandatory Veiling

NCRI - The Iranian regime's prosecutor in Northwestern Province of Qazvin, warned women employees to comply with the hijab and mandatory veiling by sending a letter to all government agencies and companies threatening the offenders with judicial prosecution.

According to the state-run Damadam website, on August 12, 2017, Sadeghi Niyaraki, prosecutor of Qazvin, said in his letter: “In case a report by the enforcement officials or retentive officers is received and non-compliance with the law is noticed, judicial cases will be pursued to prosecute the offenders.”

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Iran: The Launch of Special Women's Patrol Unit

NCRI - The Iranian regime's prosecutor in Qom announced the appointment of a women's special patrol to visit women's public places.

According to the judicial authority, "in line with the expansion of the hijab culture, the special patrol of the women of the Qom prosecutor's office, with the management of female judges, will visit women's places, galleries, swimming pools, sports halls, hairdressers and ...".

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Opposition of Clerics to Amending the 9-Year-Old Girls' Marriage Law in Iran

NCRI - Some members of Women's Parliamentary Fraction have reported that the clerics do not approve the parliament's plan to amend the age of marriage.

The Vice-President of Women's Parliamentary Fraction, Fatemeh Zolghadr, in an interview with ILNA News stated that the religious references (Marja) do not approve the change in the age of marriage.

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Iran: The Female Political Prisoner Recently Framed in Evin Prison

NCRI - The political prisoner, Atena Daemi, who has been serving time in Evin Prison, was newly framed by the warden and the head of the infirmary as "breaching the peace of prison" with her hunger strike.

On Monday, July 26, the human rights activist, Atena Daemi was transferred to Branch 4 of Evin's court from the women's ward.

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Iran Regime's Plainclothes Intelligence Agents Clash With Girls Who Were Biking

NCRI - Girls riding bike around a lake in the city of Marivan (west of Iran) are faced with a ban by plainclothes forces.

According to reports, plainclothes forces of Marivan Intelligence are constantly patrolling around the lake Zaribar and its entrances.

Plainclothes forces do this in order to prevent women and girls from biking around the Zaribar lake.

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Iran: Women Not Allowed to Leave the Country Without Husband's Permission

NCRI - The head of Iranian regime’s Women Society Basij (popular mobilization) opposed women leaving the country without their husband’s permission and said: “Authorizing women to leave the country without their husband’s permission is against the Islamic Sharia law.”

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Iran: Forming 20 Patrols in Isfahan Province to Suppress Women and Youth

NCRI - Iran's police commander in Isfahan province said: "Isfahan is different from other provinces and public chastity should be preserved more than other provinces / we disagree with women cycling."

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