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Prostitution in tehran iran

It said 55 of "cyber prostitutes" are aged 16.
It is not common for Iranian officials to admit to the existence of prostitution.
Others use cyberspace mainly to find customers and avoid the usual threats that street prostitutes might face.For more reports from BBC Monitoring, click here).Tehran's pre-revolution red light district of Shahr-e Now (New Town) was demolished after the 1979 Islamic revolution, prompting prostitutes to move on to the streets to ply their trade.This month's edition of Zanan, a feminist magazine, published interviews with several runaway teenagers who said they considered prostitution a safe haven despite the severe penalties.Other figures suggest that 10-12 of prostitutes are married women in their early to late 20s.The newspaper Entekhab recently reported that two sisters, ages 16 and 17, had infected 1,100 people with.I.V.Image copyright mehr Image caption Officials hope to persuade sex workers to reform.One of the few religious leaders to speak out in favor of 'chastity houses' is Ayatollah Muhammad Moussavi Bojnourdi.
Authorities in Iran have announced plans to tackle prostitution, shining a light on a taboo subject and profession treated as a crime in the religiously conservative country.Available figures show the two provinces of Tehran and Iran's north-eastern province of Khorasan Razavi, have the highest number of "street women".Usually, this type of social issue is portrayed as a Western plot to create a cultural metamorphosis in society and corrupt Iranian youth.According to the Health Ministry,.I.V., the virus that causes aids and that in the past had been transmitted in Iran primarily by the sharing of contaminated needles, is increasingly being spread by sex.'How can I trust a government that never cared about avis libertinage women like me?' she said.Before the Islamic revolution of 1979, prostitutes were confined to separate neighborhoods.'I would not have supported chastity houses had it not been for the urgency of the situation in our society he was"d as saying in the newspaper Etemad.The report warned that a growing number of young Iranians, including in small towns, were using the internet for prostitution.

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Women normally receive money for entering the contract.