Citizens’ Rights

Citizens’ Rights

XVIII. Right to Welfare and Social Security


Article 85

Citizens have the right to peace of mind, pursuit of happiness, hope for a better future, spiritual self-improvement, social empowerment, leading a safe and tranquil life, having the opportunity and the means to spend more time with their family, recreation, sports, and tourism.

Article 86

Citizens have the right to enjoy public welfare, social security and aid services.

Article 87

Citizens have the right to enjoy unemployment benefits in cases of involuntary unemployment; in accordance with the law.

Article 88

Citizens living in rural areas and in tribal areas have such rights like rural development, insurance, social security and safety of living environment.

Article 89

Citizens, particularly women, have the right to access sport, educational and safe recreational facilities, and be able to attend national and world sport arenas, while preserving Islamic-Iranian culture.

Article 90

Women shall have the right to enjoy healthy nutrition during pregnancy; healthy childbirth; postpartum health care; maternity leave; and medical treatment for common women diseases.

Article 91

Citizens have the right to an environment free of individual and social harms, including narcotics and psychedelic substances. Vulnerable groups and those seeking assistance are entitled to benefit from effective measures of the Government in areas of rehabilitation, creation of hope, and social security.

Article 92

The community of veterans and others who made great sacrifices for the country and their esteemed families have the right to be specially provided necessary facilities for individual and collective empowerment in order to effectively attend and participate in various aspects of cultural, political and social life.

Article 93

The Government protects rights of the insured; and this protection entails assurance of existence of a competitive environment; supervision over activities of insurers and insurance entities; regulation of the insurer and insured relations; improvement of the mechanisms for considering claims of the insured persons and other beneficiaries.

Article 94

Citizens have the right of access to goods and services in a way that will not put their health or safety in jeopardy.

References

Article 85: Articles 3.1 and 43 of the Constitution; paras 21 and 44 of the National Actions, paras 17 and 19 of the National Strategies of the Cultural Engineering Map (2012, by the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution).

Article 86: Articles 3.12, 29 and 43.1 of the Constitution; Law on the Comprehensive Welfare and Social Security Organizational Structure (2004).

Article 87: Article 3.2 and 29 of the Constitution; Unemployment Insurance Law (1990); article73 of the Five-Year Development Plan of the Islamic Republic of Iran Act (2010).

Article 88: Articles 29 and 31 of the Constitution; section on Rural Development of the Five-Year Development Plan of Islamic Republic of Iran Act (2010).

Article 89: Articles 3 and 21 of the Constitution; paras 53 and 54 of the Charter of Women's Rights and Responsibilities in the Islamic Republic of Iran (2004, by the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution); Physical Education Cultural Priorities and Policies (2005, by the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution).

Article 90: Articles 10, 21, and 29 of the Constitution; paras 15 and 51 of the Charter of Women's Rights and Responsibilities in the Islamic Republic of Iran (2004, by the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution); Women’s Health Promotion Policies and Approaches (2007, by the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution).

Article 91: Articles 3.1-2 and 22 of the Constitution; Narcotic Drugs Control Act (1988, as amended in 1997 and 2010); General Policies of Narcotic Drugs Control (2006); the Cultural Engineering Map (2012, by the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution).

Article 92: Comprehensive Law of Providing Services to Veterans (2012); the Five-Year Development Plan of Islamic Republic of Iran Act (2010).

Article 93: Articles 3.12, 21 and 34 of the Constitution; Law on the Comprehensive Welfare and Social Security Organizational Structure (2004); Law on Compulsory Civil Liability Insurance of Land Motor Vehicle Owners against Third Parties (2003).

Article 94: Article 3.12 and 43.1 of the Constitution; Iranian Consumer Rights Protection Act (2009).