Teachers protest low salaries and harsh living conditionsPublished by International Liberty Association on March 14, 2017
Thousands of working and retired teachers and education staffers, including a remarkable number of women, staged protest demonstrations on Sunday, 12 March in Tehran and other cities.
Participants in these gatherings demanded their salaries be balanced, insurance services for the retired be increased and their living conditions improved.
Teachers and employees of the Ministry of Education also staged extensive demonstrations in Tehran, Karaj, Shahriar, and Qom on 9 March. Women teachers took part in protest with their children.