Author Archives: Nikzad Zangeneh

About Nikzad Zangeneh

Nikzad Zangeneh is one of ASAP's youth champions in Iran. She works for sexual and reproductive health for young people.

APPC Commentaries: Iran & Russia said NO to Sexual Rights, Sexual education and Abortion

Nikzad Zangeneh, the ASAP Youth Champion from Iran reports her experience at the UNESCAP APPC.  Ministers and senior officials from 47 countries were among nearly 500 country delegates and civil society representatives attending the Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of Family Planning Policies In Iran

Iran’s population policies have had a tumultuous history. Its various governments have issued very differing statements and formulated varying policies that have affected women’s right to choose the size of their families since the twentieth century. A quick look at … Continue reading

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Country Of The Month: Iran

Abortion is legal in Iran but highly restricted. ASAP Youth Champion Nikzad Zangeneh describes the abortion law in Iran, and its history in this post.  Law related to Abortion: Abortion can be done only during the first four months if the … Continue reading

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