PayvandNews - Official Iranian government statistics show that tens of thousands of girls under the age of 15 are married off by their families each year in Iran. The numbers may actually even be quite higher. Many families in Iran do not register underage marriages, or do so illegally, according to attorney Shima Ghoosheh, who spoke to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.
Radiozamaneh - President Rohani's adviser for women and family affairs says more than 40 percent of women with higher education are unemployed.
iranhumanrights - Official Iranian government statistics show that tens of thousands of girls under the age of 15 are married off by their families each year in Iran.
Iranhumanrights.org - A doctor at Evin Prison has diagnosed imprisoned children's rights and civil activist Atena Daemi, 27, with having signs of multiple sclerosis, her mother, Massoumeh Nemati, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. She expressed hope that under the circumstances, Daemi would be freed.
Roozonline - Since my article "Girls Who Flee From Home Are Not Criminals" was posted I have been asked a legal question which I would like to address here below.
Iranhumanrights.org —The student activist Bahareh Hedayat, imprisoned for over five years in Iran, has been given an additional two-year prison sentence, days after receiving release orders from an Appeals Court in Tehran.
Radiozamaneh - Iranian student activist Bahareh Hedayat has to serve another two years in jail, even though her family expected her to be released having served five and a half years in jail.
Iranhumanrights.org - Jailed artist Atena Farghadani has expressed gratitude upon hearing she was awarded the 2015 Courage in Cartooning Award by the Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI), her father said after visiting her at Evin Prison on August 16, 2015.
Roozonline - When the term "fled from home" is attached to a girl's name, the mind of an Iranian invariably perceives prostitution and all kinds of sexual immorality and misbehavior on her behalf. State judiciary organizations in Iran regularly use this label against women who flee from home violence and the term has found its way into the country's media. In the eyes of the public whenever a girl is said to have fled her parents' home, she is invariably associated to be a prostitute, a harlot or loose. This characterization and association immediately turns a person into a criminal, in the eyes of the public.
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