Country Iran Islamic Republic of
Type of Measure Social services > Hotline/Helpline
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

A "129" Call Center was established as a telephone line offering free advice to members of the public for 24 hours each day.  The 129 Call Center was recently expanded to better respond to legal inquiries by members of the public and subsequently increase awareness of citizens’ rights.

Source of Information

The Government of Iran, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 5,26