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Did You Know? 

That, the first declaration of , the King of Persia about 2500 years ago. ( The document of this declaration, engraved on a cylinder is now preserved in the British Museum, London)
• That, when slavery was a norm in many societies, Persia (Ancient Iran) not only had banned it, but also paid her Persian and foreign work force and provided maternity leave for women workers.
• That, men and women were equal and there were women who were navy admirals, and even ruler of the country.

• The above historical facts are the basic fabrics of the Persian (Iranian) culture. The culture that has been the birth place of Zarathushtra who declared, about 4000 years ago that the aim of our existence is to live a happy and joyful life and to take part in the betterment of the world. And " happiness is for the one who makes others happy". 

And You, our Dear Fellow Human, whoever you are, wherever you live and whatever you believe in, know these facts and be proud as we are all part of one big family of "Humanity".

( This cylinder is  displayed in the British Museum, London)

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