Violence

  • UN Chief urges int’l community to end shadow of gender-based violence pandemic

    UN Chief urges int’l community to end shadow of gender-based violence pandemic

    Tehran, Nov 25, IRNA - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2020, urged the international community to work to end the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence once and for all.

  • UN Chief calls for global ceasefire

    UN Chief calls for global ceasefire

    Tehran, Oct 2, IRNA - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of Non-Violence, 2 October 2020, called for ceasefire to focus on COVID-19.

  • ICRC: 600 violent cases recorded against healthcare providers due to COVID-19

    ICRC: 600 violent cases recorded against healthcare providers due to COVID-19

    Tehran, August 18, IRNA - More than 600 incidents of violence, harassment, or stigmatization against healthcare workers, patients, and medical infrastructure in relation to COVID-19 cases have been recorded by the International Committee of the Red Cross during the first six months of the pandemic, ICRC announced.

  • COVID-19 AND WOMEN

    COVID-19 AND WOMEN

    Tehran, April 30, IRNA – Early signs indicate that the COVID-19 virus poses a greater direct health risk to men, and particularly the older ones. But the pandemic is exposing and exploiting inequalities of all kinds, including gender inequality. In the long term, its impact on women’s health, rights and freedoms could harm us all.

  • OIC slams violence against Indian Muslims amid COVID-19

    OIC slams violence against Indian Muslims amid COVID-19

    Islamabad, April 19, IRNA -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday while condemning the increase in violence against Muslims in India urged the New Delhi government to stop the ongoing Islamophobia campaign maligning Muslims for spread of COVID-19.

  • Iran: Fighting terrorism cannot be excuse to use violence

    Iran: Fighting terrorism cannot be excuse to use violence

    New York, Oct 9, IRNA - Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN said on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement that menaces of terrorism in all shapes require collective campaign of the international community, adding that fighting terrorism cannot be an excuse to expose the people of different countries to violence.