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People with Disabilities

New Law in Iran Reduces Women’s Working Hours

A directive on the reduction of women’s weekly working hours has been communicated to executive bodies in Iran.

Music Therapy for the Disabled, for the First Time in Iran

By using music therapy, Iran’s State Welfare Organisation is developing the use of art therapy for the disabled throughout the country.

Rouhani Calls for Further Measures to Facilitate Lives of Persons with Disabilities

In a message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Hassan Rouhani, the President of Iran, called for increased measures to facilitate the lives of disabled people.

Iranian Athlete Struggles to Become a Champion Once Again

Sara Abdolmaleki, a former champion in women’s rugby, was seriously injured in a car crash in early 2016, but she wants to rejoin professional sports in the near future.

Disabled Athlete Pays Tribute to Defenders of Holy Shrine

An Iranian disabled gymnast performed gymnastics flips as a tribute to defenders of the Holy Shrine [those who are fighting terrorism in Iraq and Syria].

Tehran Municipality to Enhance Disability Services

Tehran Municipality is attempting to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban development of the capital.

War Veteran Talks about Life after Being Wounded in Syria

Habib Adbollahi, a young war veteran wounded by Takfiri terrorists in Syria back in early January, says he used to congratulate others on “War Veterans Day”, but now he has become one of them.

Sleepless War Veteran

Rajab Rashidi is a semi-disabled war veteran who has not slept for the past 25 years due to a head injury sustained during the Iran-Iraq war.

Ski training camp for veterans, disabled athletes (PHOTOS)

The first stage of training camp special for veterans and disabled athletes is underway at the Shemshak Ski Resort in Tehran.      

Street theater festival, painting expo for the disabled (PHOTOS)

During the three-day festival 15 troupes made up of actors with disabilities performed in different locations across the capital and an expo of paintings was held.

Visually-impaired Iranian man climbs the ladder of success

Mohammad Askari was so talented that he found fault with his music teacher in a fourth session of tutoring.

National Paralympic Day in Iran (PHOTOS)

The ceremony was attended by politicians, sports officials and a number of physically challenged athletes from Tehran and Alborz provinces.

Disability does not mean inability

The story of a physically impaired, but mentally accomplished, man who does big jobs against all odds and rises to the challenge.

Charity begins at the environment

A bottle cap-collecting campaign in Tabriz helps both the environment and disabled people.

The world needs justice-based peace, not temporary ceasefire

Abbas Kiarostami, a famed Iranian filmmaker, is told by those fighting on battlefields about what happened during the Iraq-Iran war which touched the lives of so many people.

Iran makes electronic artificial hand

Locally-made artificial hands would cost one fourth of the German-made models on the market.

Day of People with Disability in the eyes of people with no disability

Iranian dailies mark the International Day of People with Disability.

A disabled devotee en-route to Karbala on all fours

A disabled Iraqi man sets out, on all fours, on a 300 km trip to attend a Shiite ceremony in Karbala.

A disabled Iranian war veteran becomes the oldest Mera Peak conqueror

A disabled Iranian was veteran becomes the oldest climber of Mera Peak in the Himalayas.

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