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Iran Calls for Global Campaign against Illicit Drugs

Iran Calls for Global Campaign against Illicit Drugs

A senior Iranian official has called on all countries to join hands in the fight against drug trafficking .
Tehran Metro to Get Suicide-Prevention Glass Walls

Tehran Metro to Get Suicide-Prevention Glass Walls

Glass walls are to be erected at the edge of platforms in 35 subway stations across Tehran to prevent people committing suicide by jumping in front of the trains.
Domestic Violence in Iran Less Than That in Other Countries: VP  

Domestic Violence in Iran Less Than That in Other Countries: VP  

A senior Iranian official says the extent of domestic violence against women in Iran is less severe than that of other countries.
Over 5,000 Poisoned in Iran after Consuming Fake Booze

Over 5,000 Poisoned in Iran after Consuming Fake Booze

Health officials in Iran say over 5,000 people have been poisoned by drinking fake booze since February 20.
VP Asks Iranians to Use Helpline to Report Domestic Violence

VP Asks Iranians to Use Helpline to Report Domestic Violence

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.
Nearly 800 Tonnes of Narcotics Seized in Iran in 10 Months

Nearly 800 Tonnes of Narcotics Seized in Iran in 10 Months

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.
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Tehran Working to End Use of Children for Scavenging

Tehran Mayor has urged all Tehran citizens to inform the municipality if they see any street children being used for scavenging.

Iranian Inmates Making Wood, Leather Handicrafts in Prison

Prisoners in a jail in Iran’s Isfahan are using their leisure time to make some money by making wood and leather handicrafts in industrial workshops.

‘High Number of Requests for Adoption of Children in Iran’

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.

Acid Attackers in Iran May Face Capital Punishment

Iranian lawmakers have adopted a bill that allows the Judiciary to mete out capital punishment for acid attackers under certain circumstances.