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News: Women

16% of Female Heads of Household in Iran Are Under 20

16% of Female Heads of Household in Iran Are Under 20

By Staff Writer

Female heads of household in Iran have become significantly younger, according to a women’s rights activist.

Zohreh Ashtiani, who is secretary of the Family Faction of the mullahs’ parliament (Majlis), admitted in an interview with the state-run Shahrvand newspaper on Tuesday that 16% of female heads of household are younger than 20.

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Iran: Schoolgirls; From Burn to Hopelessness

Iran-schoolgirls-Shin Abad

By Amir Taghati

7 years ago, 12 girl students were burned in their classroom; today, they are still crying out for help, but the regime is paying no attention.

Shin Abad, which is a district in Piranshahr City in Iran’s North West; and is now one of the country’s most well-known villages.

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A Thousand Iranian Nurses Leave the Country Each Year

A Thousand Iranian Nurses Leave the Country Each Year

By Staff Writer

Due to discrimination and inattention of regime’s Health Ministry officials, many Iranian nurses are out of work despite being graduated. Also many others work for different companies or teach at schools, with salaries below what nurses receive. And there are still other nurses who are forced to leave the country for work.

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Iran: Woman May Be Sentenced to Execution Based Solely on Qassameh

Iran: Woman May Be Sentenced to Execution Based Solely on Qassameh

By Staff Writer

According to the 10th annual report regarding the death penalty in Iran by Iran Human Rights (IHR), in 2017 at least 517 people were executed in the Islamic Republic of Iran. This is an average of at least one execution each day and more than one execution per 167,000 inhabitants. In 2017, Iran remained the country with the highest number of executions per capita.

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