Iranian Divorce Rate May Hit 100%

Aug 8, 2012 by

Although Iran is not found on current lists of countries with high divorce rates, it seems the country may possibly have the highest divorce rate in the world today. A study released by a research group at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran earlier this month reports that the divorce rate in Iran could be as high as 90% among couples who marry by choice as opposed to more traditional arranged marriages. The split between traditional arranged marriages and more modern “love”...

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No Divorce Day

Aug 8, 2012 by

You know something is up in Iran when a national holiday traditionally celebrated for years as Marriage Day has been renamed No Divorce Day. This year authorities in that country have renamed the holiday in response to a rising divorce rate that some are claiming is a national threat on the same level as drug addiction and prostitution. The alarm comes from the fact that marriages in Iran are slowing down to the point where 30 divorces occur for every one marriage. Marriages in Iran are also...

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