Islamic Republic of Iran: Promoting Violence Against Children

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Children in Iran are prone to becoming victims of violence or mistreatment and being deprived of their childhood due to laws and practices which do not represent the best interests of the child. This paper will focus on three areas of child abuse in Iran:

  • Children with their incarcerated mothers
  • Child execution
  • Legalising paedophilia: adoption and a new law which grants the right to adoptive parents to marry their adopted child
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Foreign Policy Center
AUTHOR: 
International Coalition against Violence in Iran (ICAVI)
Publication Year: 
2014

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