Every year, around the globe the International Day of People with Disability is marked on 3 December. The day is aimed at promoting an understanding of issues faced by people with disability and also encouraging support for the dignity, rights and well-being of the disabled. This year the day was commemorated in the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran...
On the occasion of World AIDS Day – held annually on December 1st – the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) organized a Press Festival on HIV/AIDS here in Tehran. The objective of this festival was to raise public awareness on the issue of HIV/AIDS and more specifically to educate the public on reducing stigma against people living with HIV/AIDS.