State-run media are reporting an increasing number of divorce cases in Iran. Statistics show the explicit pressure on women in the society and inside families as a result of the Iranian regime’s repressive and misogynist policies.
The Iran Census Organization reported the number of divorces registered this spring shows a 17.5% increase in comparison to the same period last year. The state-run Shahrvand daily reported 390,981 divorces from March to June of this year. The highest number of divorces has been reported between the ages of 25 to 29, numbering at 9,394 cases.
(State-run Salamat News website – July 4, 2015)