Physical Chastisement of Children and Impunity for Fathers under Iranian Law


Physical Chastisement of Children and Impunity for Fathers

Physical Chastisement of Children and Impunity for Fathers under Iranian Law    Physical Chastisement at Home or School Corporal punishment and other cruel or degrading forms of punishment can take place in many settings, including at home in the hands of parents or at school by teachers. Under the IRI’s Penal Code (IPC), physical punishment […]


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Inequality in Diya (Blood Money) for Girls under Iranian Law


Inequality in Blood Money for Girls 1

Inequality in Diya (Blood Money) for Girls under Iranian Law Amongst the different laws of Islamic countries, the Iranian Penal Code is perhaps the only one that still specifies that a woman’s diya (blood money) is not equal to the blood money of a man. In fact, the blood money for a Muslim man is […]


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Age of Criminal Responsibility under Iranian Law


Mana Neyestani

Age of Criminal Responsibility under Iranian Law According to international rules, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Beijing Rules (United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice), every human being under the age of eighteen years old is considered to be a child and the age […]


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