Iran: Pre-school teachers stage protest over low salaries

Over 100 pre-school teachers staged a protest on Monday, July 10, 2017, in front of the Governor’s Office in Yasouj, capital of southwestern province of Kohgilouyeh va Boyer Ahmad.

The protest was against their employment conditions, low salaries and lack of insurance.  

One of the participants in this protest said, “We work for one month and receive a salary between 300 to 450 thousand toumans ($80-125) with no insurance or any other benefits.” (The state-run ILNA news agency, July 11, 2017)