Tag Archives: Iran

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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Abortion In Iran: An Academic Review

The following articles describe the recent trends in abortion in Iran. In these publications, the authors delve into the reasons for which women seek abortion, and also talk about the demographic groups that are most likely to seek abortion services. … Continue reading

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Film Critique: A Separation

In the 2011 Iranian film A Separation filmmaker Asghar Farhadi tells a straightforward story. Simin files for a divorce from her husband Nader, when he refuses to leave his aging father in Iran and immigrate to the West. Nader hires Razieh to take care … 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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