rural women

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  • $103m allocated to rural development plans 2022-06-06 17:27

    $103m allocated to rural development plans

    TEHRAN – The Majlis (the Iranian Parliament) has approved a total of 31 trillion rials (nearly $103 million) for rural development in the budget bill for the current Iranian calendar year (March 2022-March 2023), IRIB reported on Sunday.

  • Role of village administrations in rural development 2021-02-26 17:09

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Role of village administrations in rural development

    TEHRAN – Established in 2003, Iran's Municipalities and Village Administrations Organization has so far implemented about 130,000 small and medium-scale development projects across the country's rural areas.

  • Special support for women on agenda 2020-12-07 17:43

    Special support for women on agenda

    TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022) has been prepared in a way to support and pay special attention to women, especially female heads of households, rural women, and artisans.

  • Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated 2020-10-03 18:36

    Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Rural development projects worth 130 trillion rials (nearly $3 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) will be inaugurated on the occasion of the National Day of Villagers and Nomads, which is marked on October 5.

  • Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran 2019-10-16 19:19

    Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran

    TEHRAN – Over 53 percent of Iran's population were living in rural areas some four decades ago, but urbanization has influenced rural demographic trends, decreasing the rural population to 20 million, representing 25 percent of the country’s population, Shahla Kazemipour, a demographer and sociologist has said.

  • screening 2019-07-03 12:38

    Rural, nomadic women get free breast cancer screening, prevention services

    TEHRAN – Rural and nomadic women in the country can enjoy free of charge breast cancer screening tests and prevention services for one year, Mehr reported on Monday.