The murder of a 14-year-old Iranian girl by her father coupled with a legal provision which does not allow the father to be served with eye-for-an-eye retribution has sent shockwaves across the nation and social media in Iran.
Villagers in the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan province will finally be supplied with drinking water after years of protest, which turned violent in recent days.
A senior Iranian official says the extent of domestic violence against women in Iran is less severe than that of other countries.
Health officials in Iran say over 5,000 people have been poisoned by drinking fake booze since February 20.
In a world gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, governments are asking people to stay home and some have even made it compulsory for citizens to isolate themselves; however, the quarantine has affected social relations.
Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs has encouraged people to contact a helpline to report the cases of domestic violence or child maltreatment as people have been told to stay home to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has issued an order to provide special support for the female-householder families and mitigate the harmful effects of the novel coronavirus outbreak on them.
An Iranian official says the country has confiscated over 798 tonnes of narcotic and psychedelic drugs in the first ten months of the current Iranian year.
Tehran Mayor has urged all Tehran citizens to inform the municipality if they see any street children being used for scavenging.
A lawyer and women’s rights activist has weighed on violence against women in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the country’s laws and regulations to protect women.