Taking after the Iranian unrest or 1979 under Ayatollah Khomeini (1902-1989), the Family Protection Law was dissolved and supplanted by the Special Civil Court Act. The new law was completely ordered in consistence with the Shiite law of ithnai Ashar (Twelvers), the courts are enabled to manage an entire scope of family issues, including divorce.
As indicated by the new law, lawful marriage for young ladies plunged to nine; 15 for young men, and individuals from the Iranian culture were entirely isolated along sex lines. Ladies were compelled to put hijab and were not permitted to show up out in the open with a man who was not a spouse or an immediate connection, for example, sibling, father, or child. Ladies could be stoned to death for infidelity, which by chance, incorporates being assaulted.
Be that as it may, the reformists under previous president, Khatami, permitted single ladies to concentrate abroad and raised the legitimate age for marriage from nine to 13 for young ladies. In any case, a lady’s declaration in Iran is worth a large portion of that of a man in court and on account of blood cash that a killer’s family is obliged to pay to the group of the casualty, females are evaluated at a large portion of the estimation of a male.
In mid 2007, the legislature of Ahmadi Najad started authorizing prohibitive laws; ladies wearing an excess of make-up and insufficient scarf were captured; they were initially banned from going to the nation’s well known soccer matches held in broad daylight stadiums, yet later, under weight, the president permitted ladies to go to the amusements on the ground that their nearness would be “ethically elevating” and improve the men act.