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  1. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law on Reduction of Working Hours for Women with Special Circumstances. - Legislation on-line in Persian

    Adoption: 2016-07-23 | IRN-2016-L-105830

    The law reduces women’s working hours to eight hours per day: from forty four to thirty six hours per week, while maintaining payment for forty four hours. This applies to women having children, those with disabilities, or who have children under six years of age or sick family members in need of care.

  2. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - 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

  3. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law Amending Article 3 of the Law on Sending Students Abroad. - Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1379-12-14 (2001-03-04)

    Adoption: 2001-03-04 | Date of entry into force: 2001-03-07 | IRN-2001-L-91697

    Revokes Article 3 which provides that female students had to be married as a condition to being sent abroad.

  4. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law on Allocation of Quotas for Women to Residency Courses in Specialized Medical Fields. - Official Gazette, 1372-07-07 (1993-09-29), No. 14174

    Adoption: 1993-09-29 | Date of entry into force: 1993-10-13 | IRN-1993-L-91682

    The Law requires from the Ministry of Health, Medical Education and Treatment to allocate to the female candidates at least 25% of its quota for residency in such medical fields as neurosurgery, urology, orthopedic, otorhinolaryngology (E.N.T), ophthalmology, radiology, psychopathic and 50% of the quota for general cardiac surgery.

  5. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law of 23 May 1993 pertaining to population and family planning. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1993-05-23 | IRN-1993-L-84310

    Sets out the benefit rules with respect to women who have four or more children.

  6. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law on Maintenance of Women and Orphaned Children. - Official Gazette, 1371-08-24 (1992-11-21), No. 13908

    Adoption: 1992-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 1992-11-19 | IRN-1992-L-91654

    Law is applicable to:
    - Widowed Women
    - Older Women
    - Girls and Women with no legal guardians
    - Children with no guardians

    Provides for social and financial assistance for women and children with no guardianship, offers daily care for children and elderly women in centers run by the Welfare Organization or trusting children with no guardianship in hands of eligible volunteers.

    Article 4, inter alia, provides for special financial, cultural and educational services, as well as employment, vocational trainings and job placement.


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