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21Aug 18

Iranian women stand up, lift hijabs for their rights

In Iran, the law states that women must wear headscarves, called hijabs. But in recent years, many women have protested this law, taking off their headscarves in public. For many, the hijab represents women’s overall lesser status in Iranian society. In addition to taking off their hijabs, women are finding…

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