Javad Ismaeelpour, an official inside the Iranian regime referred to the dire conditions of homeless women and children in Iran and said,
“According to the country’s hygiene statistics 17.3% of street children have drunk alcoholic at least once and 21% of these children have had sexual relations. 86% of homeless women are drug addicts and damaged, which is very alarming for the society.”
“47.5% of the drug addicts are married, 35% single and 16% are divorced. Around 80% of women attending rehab centers are homeless. Analysis show the number of homeless women attending rehab centers during the past year have increased from 22% to 80%,” Ismaeelpour added.
(State-run ILNA news agency – August 6, 2015)