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In the cabinet meeting chaired by Dr Rouhani;

Effective ways to reduce air pollution discussed/ Adoption of bill to protect women against violence

At a meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday evening chaired by Dr Hassan Rouhani, the head of Department of Environmental, and the ministers of petroleum, energy and the interior reported on air pollution and ways to reduce pollution.

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In this meeting, which, like the previous meetings, was held in accordance with the health protocols in the orange status of coronavirus spread and was held both in person and online, the increase in gas consumption was considered one of the reasons for air pollution.

The President advised citizens to manage their energy consumption, especially in the public sector and the need to comply with the First Vice President's instructions on consumption patterns in offices.

The Cabinet also approved a bill for protection of women against violence in order to preserve their dignity and protect them from violence and strengthen the foundations of the family and protect its integrity.

In this bill, any behaviour that is committed against a woman due to her gender or vulnerable position or type of relationship and causes harm or damage to her body or mind or personality, dignity or restriction or deprivation of her legal rights and freedoms is considered as violence.

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