- BBC (December 9, 2014) Iran: Divorce parties take off in major cities - BBC (May 20, 2014) The Politics of Marriage in Contemporary Iran (Persian) - UCLA (October 25, 2009) The Politics of Marriage in Contemporary Iran - UCLA (October 23, 2009) Marriage and Divorce Under Iranian Family Law - UT (July 15, 2011) The cost of a divorce in Iran?
Your weight in gold - BBC (February 23, 2012) Sex is a major cause of divorce in Iran - BBC Persian (December 10, 2011) Iran's Divorce Rate Stirs Fears of Society in Crisis - NY Times (December 6, 2010) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urges girls to marry at 16 - The Guardian (November 21, 2010) Iran to set up marriage bureaux - BBC (December 1, 2008) Iranian to pay 124,000-rose dowry - BBC (March 3, 2008) Consanguineous Marriages Prevalence of consanguineous marriages among Iranian Georgians (2010) Is consanguineous marriage religiously encouraged? (2006) Study of Youths' Knowledge, Behavior, and Attitude towards Consanguineous Marriages (2006) Modernization and Consanguineous Marriage in Iran (1994) Early Marriage Modernity and Early Marriage in Iran: A View from Within - JMEWS (2006) Human-Rights Activists Win Partial Victory In Battle Against Child Marriage (June 28, 2002) Child Marriage in the Context of Shia Iran (U.
Oxford) Child Marriage in the Middle East and North Africa A Dowry for Mahrou (Short Film) Temporary Marriages In Iran I was a temporary bride - The Guardian (July 11, 2015) Iran talks up temporary marriages - BBC (June 2, 2007) Love Finds a Way in Iran: 'Temporary Marriage' - NY Times (October 4, 2000) Temporary Marriage in Iran (Qantara) In the Bazar of Sexes-Documentary by Sudabeh Mortezai Law of desire: temporary marriage in Shi'i Iran (online)-by Shahla Haeri Family Planning Iran birth drive 'turns women into baby-making machines' (BBC) How Iran Became One of the World's Most Futuristic Countries (i09) Iran's Family Planning Program: Responding to a Nation's Needs (PRB) Iran's Surprising and Shortsighted Shift on Family Planning - Newsecuritybeat (August 8, 2012) Iran Achieves Replacement-Level Fertility (PRB) Iran bans permanent contraception to boost population growth - The Guardian (August 11, 2014) Iran urges baby boom, slashes birth-control programs - AP (July 29, 2012) Iran's Birth Rate Plummeting at Record Pace: Success Provides a Model for Other Developing Countries - Earth Policy Institute (December 28, 2001) Men and Family Planning in Iran (Institute for Research on Planning & Development Iran) A Holistic Approach Underpins the Islamic Republic of Iran's Success in Family Planning (UNFPA) Iran's birth control policy sent birthrate tumbling (LA Times) Infertile in Iran - Le Monde Diplomatique (April 2008) Family Planning Association (NGO) Condom factory in Iran (Video) Condoms help check Iran birth rate - BBC (April 24, 2002) A Womb Can Be Rented For ,000 (Sharq Daily) Women and the Politics of Population Control in Iran-by Homa Hoodfar Abortion Abortion in Iran - Guttmacher Org (September 2008)-Provides a brief overview of abortion law and issues.
Abortion in Iranian Law Abortion Methods Rife in Tehran - Sharq Daily (November 2, 2003)-by Banafsheh Samgis Iran liberalises laws on abortion - BBC (April 12, 2005) Induced Abortion in Tehran, Iran: Estimated Rates and Correlates - Guttmacher Org.
You will surely be hearing about this explosive video business and about the 35-year-old entrepreneur who heads one of the biggest players, the biggest in America by some measures.
At age 19, while pregnant, Alinejad had been jailed for distributing leaflets and posting graffiti that criticized the Islamic Republic.
Ms Farghadani is sometimes reported to have been locked up because she published satirical cartoons of Iranian MPs.
“Imprisoned for drawing cartoons in Iran”, is Amnesty International’s summary of her case. True enough, she was arrested in August 2014 for publishing satirical images on Facebook and spent the next three months in Evin prison in Tehran, before being released in November.
Somewhere in Iran, probably in Gharchak jail outside the town of Varamin, a young woman is now a prisoner because she made the opposite choice.
At a time when Britain has reopened its Embassy in Tehran and a procession of European foreign ministers, including Philip Hammond, has visited Iran, Ms Farghadani’s ordeal demonstrates how the Islamic Republic’s treatment of its own citizens remains harsh, arbitrary and profoundly unjust.