The latest news and views about the foundation of family and related issues
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 couple Ehsan Mansourian and Shima Hashemnia, along with their little child Arsalan, have managed to realize their dream of cycling around Iran after 400 days.
An Iranian official says there are currently 10 requests for adoption of per child in Iran, particularly after single women were recently authorized to apply for.
Iranian lawmakers have unanimously passed a bill presented by the government which allows children with an Iranian mother and a non-Iranian father to ask for the country’s citizenship.
A bill has been presented to the Iranian parliament that would enable Iranian mothers to pass their nationality to their children.
The Iranian Presidential Office's Department for Women and Family Affairs has put forward a revised bill aimed at supporting women’s rights by limiting the husband's right to divorce his wife.
An Iranian researcher couple has circumvented sanctions and developed technologies which are very effective in medical treatment and rehabilitation.
Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says some women prisoners could serve their sentences outside jail with electronically controlled handcuffs.
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for greater efforts for promoting family as the foundation of the Iranian society and countering plans by enemies of the mankind to eliminate families.
It is compulsory for Iranian couples to attend pre-marriage counselling sessions in order to prevent future problems which often lead to early divorces, officials say.
Iranian lawmakers are to revoke the imprisonment penalty for husbands unable to pay Mahr, the money that husbands undertake to pay their wives on demand based on Islamic law.
Turkish singer Ebru Gündeş has filed for divorce from the Iranian-born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, who was recently arrested in the US city of Miami on charges of money laundering and sanctions evasion in March.
An Iranian man is getting married for sixth time at the age of 110.
Nasser Sobhi, the Director General of Iran’s Marriage and Family Centre, said that the Iranian courts are obliged to refrain from issuing divorce decree during the Week of Marriage.
Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Mowlaverdi stressed on Wednesday, June 15, that the cooperation between Tehran and Vatican City and other countries will help solve problems facing women and families.
Iranian men and women are marrying later than ever before. Data from the National Organization for Civil Registration (NOCR) shows that women are now getting married at 27.2 years and men at 31 years, on average. This is a large increase on previous figures, which were 23.8 for women and 28.5 for men.