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Suicide increasing in Iran due to crackdown and poverty

Mazandaran Province, northern Iran – July 22 – An 18-year old girl committed suicide by throwing herself off a 6-story building.

Tehran Province – On Friday, July 21st, with the mother absent, the father of a 6-year old girl and 2-year old boy gave them suicide pills, and he too committed suicide. All three lost their lives.

Karaj, west of Tehran – July 22 – A construction worker climbed a crane and threw himself off, protesting not receiving his wage. He lost his life.

Iran: A Leading State in Women’s Oppression

By Shahriar Kia posted on American Thinker

All dictators are known to oppress their opponents, lie to society about their policies, and resort to any crime necessary to remain in power. Hitler believed a lie should be preposterous to make it believable.

As the world marks International Women’s Day on March 8th, Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani has recently been making remarks about women’s rights (!) in an attempt to cloak his portion of the Iranian regime’s misogynist report card.

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Single mothers in Iran on the rise

mothers on work

Single mothers are also forced to do harsh labor

Shahindokht Molavardi, Hassan Rouhani’s vice president in women and family affairs said the number of single mothers is on the rise in Iran .
“Currently 12% of all families are run by single mothers, and 7% have no parents at all. Furthermore, 82% of single mothers are unemployed and 16% are less than 40 years of age,” she said.