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  1. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Human rights - Law, Act

    Charter of Women's Rights and Responsibilities in the Islamic Republic of Iran. - Official Gazette, 1383-06-31 (2004-09-21) Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2004-09-21 | Date of entry into force: 2004-09-21 | IRN-2004-L-91626

    Approval of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution
    Essential Points of the Charter.

    SECTION I - WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    SECTION II - WOMEN'S FAMILY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Chapter 1: Girls' Rights and Responsibilities in the Family
    Chapter 2: Women's Rights and Responsibilities in Forming and Sustaining the Family
    Chapter 3: Women's Rights and Responsibilities in Case of Family Dissolution

    SECTION III - WOMEN'S SOCIAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Chapter 1: Women's Rights and Responsibilities Regarding Physical and Psychological Health
    Chapter 2: Women's Cultural and Spiritual Rights and Responsibilities
    A. General Culture
    B. Education
    C. Research
    Chapter 3: Women's Economic Rights and Responsibilities
    A. Financial Rights and Responsibilities in the Family
    B. Women's Rights and Responsibilities regarding Employment and Economic Participation
    Chapter 4: Women's Political Rights and Responsibilities
    A. Women's Rights and Responsibilities in Domestic Politics
    B. Women's Rights and Responsibilities in International Politics
    C. Women's Rights and Responsibilities in Defence and Military Affairs
    Chapter 5: Women's Judicial Rights and Responsibilities

  2. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law on Respecting the Legitimate Liberties and Protection of Citizens' Rights. - Official Gazette, 1383-02-15 (2004-05-04), No. 17249

    Adoption: 2004-05-04 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-05 | IRN-2004-L-91627

    Contains provisions in respect of human dignity and the rights of citizens. Provides, inter alia, for conducting detention and prosecution based on the law; assumption of innocence until the evidences to prove charges are clearly established; avoiding blindfolding and insulting of detainees during arrest, interrogation, prohibition of torture to obtain a confession.

  3. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law Banning Usage of Foreign Names, Titles and Phrases. - Official Gazette, 1375-09-14 (1996-12-04), No. 15105

    Adoption: 1996-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-28 | IRN-1996-L-91906

    Sets up restrictions on the use of foreign names and words in commercial and production activities and calls the executive, judicial organizations, as well as public institutions to avoid using foreign terms.

  4. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law for Hearing Lawsuits on Personal Matters and Religious Issues of Zoroastrian, Jewish, and Christian Iranians - Official Gazette, 1372-04-03 (1993-06-24), No. 14138

    Adoption: 1993-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-24 | IRN-1993-L-91909

    Under Article 13 of the Constitution, the law allows Iranian courts to hear cases or claims brought by non-Muslim nationals according to their own religious regulations.


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