child marriage

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  • ازدواج کودکان 2019-09-06 17:28

    Parents guilty of child, forced marriages to face imprisonment

    TEHRAN – Legislation in Iran considers imprisonment for those parents guilty of causing a forced or child marriage, secretary of the National Convention on the Rights of the Child has announced.

  • Iran, Pakistan to enhance co-op on women’s empowerment 2019-08-02 20:59

    Iran, Pakistan to enhance co-op on women’s empowerment

    TEHRAN – The Iranian vice-president for women’s and family affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, and the Pakistani ambassador to Iran, Riffat Masood, discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the field of women’s empowerment.

  • Child marriage should have been abolished, MP regrets 2018-12-25 21:35

    Child marriage should have been abolished, MP regrets

    TEHRAN – Tayebeh Siavashi, a reformist parliamentarian, has expressed regret that a motion to ban child marriage was rejected by the Majlis Legal and Judicial Committee.

  • Women aged 15-19 make up highest rate of divorce: MP 2018-12-25 11:32

    Women aged 15-19 make up highest rate of divorce: MP

    TEHRAN – Statistics released in the Iranian calendar year 1396  (March 2017-March 2018) indicate that the highest divorce rate is related to women between 15 and 19 years old, making up 29.84 percent of the divorced women, Parvaneh Mafi, a member of Majlis (Iranian parliament) has said.

  • Majlis opposes bill on increasing marriage age   2018-12-24 21:13

    Majlis opposes bill on increasing marriage age  

    TEHRAN — Majlis [Iranian parliament] has voted against a bill on increasing marriage age, the minimum age at which a person is allowed by law to marry, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday. 

  • Child brides, sufferers of the lost childhood 2018/01/09

    By Naghmeh Mizanian

    Child brides, sufferers of the lost childhood

    TEHRAN – Katayoon was playing with other girl children at the yard when her mother called her in. Katayoon knew that they have guests that day, her aunt and her family.