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Care center inaugurated for orphaned, abandoned girls

Care center inaugurated for orphaned, abandoned girls

A center offering full-time care and services to orphaned or abandoned girls has been inaugurated in Damghan, north-central Semnan province.

2,400 students suffering autism attend schools nationwide

2,400 students suffering autism attend schools nationwide

Some 2,400 students suffering autism are attending schools nationwide, director general for special schools organization affiliated with Education Ministry has said.

$400m needed for insurance of villagers, nomads: minister

$400m needed for insurance of villagers, nomads: minister

The minister of labor, cooperatives and social welfare has called on the Planning and Budget Organization to allocate a total budget of 17 trillion rials (about $400 million) for insurance coverage of the villagers and nomads in the next Iranian cale

Welfare Organization to create 50,000 jobs by March 2020

Welfare Organization to create 50,000 jobs by March 2020

Over 50,000 job opportunities will be generated by the Welfare Organization for the individuals under the Organization’s coverage in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2019-March 2020).

A walk through Persian food, culture

A walk through Persian food, culture

According to PersianRestaurant.org, food culture is the practices, attitudes, and beliefs surrounding the production, distribution, and consumption of food. Iran's unique history and geography translates to a diverse mix of cultural influences on the

300 new home care centers to start operation

300 new home care centers to start operation

There are 704 licensed home health care centers operating in 30 provinces and 300 new centers have received authorization to start work, the deputy health minister for nursing announced.

Asian association on children’s rights to be launched

Asian association on children’s rights to be launched

A draft on the establishment of an Asian association on protecting the rights of children has been signed by the Asian countries participating in the Regional Conference on Rights of the Child, founder of the children's rights academic association h

Vocational training center for labor children opens

Vocational training center for labor children opens

A skill development and vocational training center was inaugurated on Saturday in Alborz province to support labor children in having better job opportunities.

Asserting children’s right requires govt. legal support: minister

Asserting children’s right requires govt. legal support: minister

In order to establish children’s right, the government should come out in support for it, Justice Minister Alireza Avaie has said.

Implementing law on persons with disabilities needs $3b

Implementing law on persons with disabilities needs $3b

The full implementation of the law concerning the rights of persons with disabilities requires a budget of over 120 trillion rials (about $3 billion), of which some 20 trillion rials (nearly $500 million) for the first year of implementation is propo

Charity foundation completes building 57 healthcare centers

Charity foundation completes building 57 healthcare centers

Barekat Charity Foundation affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiye Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam has completed construction of 57 healthcare centers in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

Divorce rate falls by 6% in Iran

Divorce rate falls by 6% in Iran

Divorce rate in Iran has reduced by more than six percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (beginning March 21, 2018) compared to the same period last year.

Tehran ranks 2nd tourism market place in Mideast, Africa: WTTC

Tehran ranks 2nd tourism market place in Mideast, Africa: WTTC

Tehran is ranked second after Dubai in terms of tourism market size and share of the country’s GDP from the span of 2007-2017, according to the latest World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) report published in October.

Most advanced autism center to open in Tehran

Most advanced autism center to open in Tehran

The most advanced center providing autistic children with proper services will be set up in Tehran, head of Arman Shayan rehabilitation center has said.

Iran hosts International Storytelling Festival

Iran hosts International Storytelling Festival

Reza Qanbarzadeh, the head of the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in Khorasan Razavi, says the culture of storytelling and use of story as a means of training new generations has been among the ancient cultures

ICT ministry plans to introduce parental control apps

ICT ministry plans to introduce parental control apps

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry plans to introduce parental control applications in the near future, the ICT minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced.

Troupes from Italy, India, Germany to perform at Iranian children’s festival

Troupes from Italy, India, Germany to perform at Iranian children’s festival

Three troupes from Italy, India and Germany will be performing during the 25th edition of the International Theater Festival for Children and Young Adults in Iran.

National festival of toys underway in Tehran

National festival of toys underway in Tehran

The fourth national festival of toys opened in Tehran on Saturday with over 80 manufacturers and toy companies in attendance.

‘Iran 9th country with lowest maternity death worldwide’

‘Iran 9th country with lowest maternity death worldwide’

Iran achieved MDG 5 by being the 9th country with the lowest maternity death worldwide, the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran

Children of Iranian mothers, foreign fathers to get Iranian citizenship

Children of Iranian mothers, foreign fathers to get Iranian citizenship

The cabinet of ministers chaired by President Hassan Rouhani approved on Sunday a bill, according to which, children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers are permitted to receive Iranian citizenship.