Mania Ferdows
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Mania Ferdows

Pull factors: Educational opportunity, religious sights, climate, and reliable migrant labor.
– In Iran, education is compulsory between the ages of 6 and 11. Upper secondary education is not compulsory but is free and lasts three years.
– There are 15 Religious Sites.
Push factors: Religious freedoms, politics, low wages, and the social condition of women.
– Islam, Christianity, Judaism, and Zoroastrianism are all acknowledged as official religions in Iran.
– The Labor Ministry of Iran sets the national minimum wage for the next year at the end of each year, establishing a basic income for over 40 million Iranian workers.

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