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Literacy gap between women and men decreasing in Iran

Literacy gap between women and men is decreasing in Iran, reaching to 12 percent compared to 40 percent three decades ago.
 
According to the latest statistics released by the Statistical Center of Iran, in the Iranian calendar year 1395 (March 2016-March 2017), the number of illiterate women was 5,569,035 while the number of illiterate men was 3,226,518.
 
However, the number of literate women in the same year was 29,753,843 and the number of literate man stood at 32,912,917.
 
 

Iran scientific production grows

Source : Presstv / 08 Sep 2014

The Islamic Republic of Iran has ranked 17th in terms of science productions in medicine in the world, according to the latest statistics released by several international scientific centers.

 

Iran bans permanent contraception, birth control ads

Source : RT / 12 Aug 2014

The Iranian parliament has voted to ban all forms of permanent contraception and prohibit the advertisement of birth control. The vote endorses Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's calls to increase the population, local media reported.

The bill was approved by 143 out of 231 members present in parliament, IRNA reported. It prohibits all surgical operations to permanently prevent pregnancy, including vasectomies and female sterilization, unless the surgery is urgently needed due to health risks.

 

World first invisible Qur’an displayed at Tehran Qur’an exhibit

Source : Presstv / 21 Jul 2014

A copy of the Holy Qur’an written with invisible ink has been showcased at the 22nd International Holy Qur’an Exhibition in Tehran.

Inscribed by Mohsen Khanjari Anbouhi, the handwritten copy is the world’s first invisible Qur’an, which has been displayed in the Written Works Section of the exhibition.

 

Iran planning to launch new generation of space explorers

Source : Trend / 12 May 2014

The head of Iran's Aerospace Research Institute said the country plans to launch a new generation of space explorers weighing 300-500 kg, which will jet-boost in higher altitudes compared to the previous rockets, FARS news agency reported.

 

Iranian teacher builds robot to teach prayer

Source : AP / 26 Feb 2014

An Iranian schoolteacher has innovated an amusing way of encouraging young children to say their daily prayers — robotics.

Akbar Rezaie, 27, attended private robotics classes and learned to develop and assemble customized humanoid robots.

He teaches the Qur’an to boys and girls at Alborz elementary school in the town of Varamin, 35 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Tehran.

 
 

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