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Children who give their lives for water

Children who give their lives for water

Water shortages and a lack of drinking water network in the villages of southeastern Iran have always inflicted great pain and damage on their inhabitants. In the latest tragedy, three children from the Camubazaar village in Chabahar who were collecting water from a nearby ‘houtag’ rainwater reservoir drowned in it.

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Iranian-Americans nurture new generations

Iranian-Americans nurture new generations

Minoo Sharifan came to the United States from Iran in the 1970s for graduate school, and like many others, wound up settling in America, starting a career and raising her family while a revolution upended her homeland and fractured relations with the U.S.

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Sanctions violate right of Iranian children to health

Sanctions violate right of Iranian children to health

The full-scale economic war through imposing unilateral, illegitimate sanctions and linking sanctions on the relations of all countries with Iran, is violation of the right of health and the right to benefit from the welfare and standards of Iranian children and guest children, Iran's deputy foreign minister said.

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Moradi-Kermani candidate for Lindgren Award

Moradi-Kermani candidate for Lindgren Award

Author Houshang Moradi-Kermani and the mobile libraries of the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in Iran’s rural areas have once again been put forward by the Institute for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Houshang Moradi-Kermani was selected as a children’s books author and the mobile libraries of the Institute were selected for promoting reading in the rural areas as candidates for the 2019 Award.

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Unmarried girls become mothers

Unmarried girls become mothers

Various problems, including financial ones, have made marriage difficult in Iran; so much so that the median age for marriage in both girls and boys has risen in recent years. According to official statistics, there are currently over one million women over the age of 35 in Iran who have decided to remain single. Be that as it may, this has not prohibited their motherly feelings.  

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