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News: Women

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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24000 Widowed Children in Iran

24000 Widowed Children in Iran

By Staff Writer

The legal age of marriage in Iran is 13 for girls and 15 for boys. However, the Civil Law allows even younger children to get married, given the consent of parents and the court.

Due to the poor culture and economy of Iran, especially its villages, thousands of children are getting married at very young ages, therefore, missing out on their precious childhood.

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Iran: Critical Health Situation of Prominent Lady Political Prisoner

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Health of Iranian political prisoner is deteriorating after 50-day hunger strike

The health of Iranian political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee has significantly deteriorated now that she has been on hunger strike for 50 days.

Iraee, who is being held in Qarchak Prison in Varamin, Tehran Province, is now suffering from various ailments as a result of this hunger strike, including kidney dysfunction, a swelling of the legs, and the loss of 20 kilograms in weight.

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Iranian Regime Detains More Peaceful Protesters

NCRI Staff

NCRI - To mark International Women’s Day, women in Tehran gathered and held a peaceful protest outside the Labour Ministry building in the country’s capital. They called for more rights for women in a country where women are systematically and brutally oppressed.

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