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Casting off a symbol of political submission

Ironically, the hijab was once a symbol of defiance that helped unite people from all strata of society against the liberal and Westernized monarchy in Iran. Sadly, what began as a political statement signifying a rejection of the “un-Islamic” nature of society at the time became the primary tool for imposing a stricter interpretation of […]

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