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An Iranian lawmaker says a committee should be set up to deal with the health issues related to street children.
An Iranian social welfare official says a special van has started collecting child labourers from the streets of Tabriz in northwestern Iran.
Saman Arastoo, an Iranian actor and director, was born a woman, but he soon found out that he is very different from his peers.
A Muslim seminary student has talked a young girl out of committing suicide in Tabriz, a city in northwestern Iran.
An anti-drug official says all Iranian men doing their military services are required to pass compulsory training courses on addiction prevention; otherwise, their military service completion certificate will not be issued.
Social media users in Iran have been shocked after seeing the photos released of a disabled Iranian war veteran who is extorted and dragged on the street ground by a number of bullies who later steal his car.
Following the widespread reactions made to a recent report about a number of homeless junkies living inside graves in a cemetery near Tehran, a number of Iranian officials have paid separate visits to these drug addicts, who are now transferred to a rehab centre.
A recent news report about dozens of homeless drug users living inside graves in a cemetery near Tehran received numerous reactions by Iranian people and celebrities, including the Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi who wrote an open letter to President in reaction to the report.
Iran’s Minister of Health has recently briefed the Leader of the Islamic Revolution on the latest situation of social harms in Iran, describing it as painful yet treatable.