In 2015, Iran proposed bills that would ban birth control and encourage younger couples to marry. So, why is Iran desperately promoting pregnancy?
Iran Launches Official Matchmaking Site to Promote Marriage
“Iran launched its first official matchmaking website Monday, its latest move in a quest to encourage marriages and births, the Associated Press reports.”
RECENT CHANGES AND THE FUTURE OF FERTILITY IN IRAN
“This paper briefly reviews population policy changes and fertility trends over the last three decades, puts forward some possible explanations behind the fertility transition in Iran, and finally speculates about the future of fertility for the coming decades.”
Iran aims to ban vasectomies and cut access to contraceptives to boost births
“Iran is seeking to reverse progressive laws on family planning by outlawing voluntary sterilisation and restricting access to contraceptives, in a move human rights groups say would set Iranian women back decades and reduce them to “baby-making machines”.”
Among the Iranians: A Guide to Iran’s Culture and Customs
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