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Here's How Iranian Women Are Protesting Forced Hijab

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

Fixers is a series from What's Working that profiles the people behind the most creative solutions to big problems. In Iran, the media widely reports...

My Stealthy Freedom: How Women Take to Social Media in Their Protest Against Compulsory Hijab in Iran

Jake Threadgould | Posted 05.04.2016 | World
Jake Threadgould

Masih Alinejad is well-known in Iran not only to the followers of her writing, but also to those whom she writes about. In 2014, Alinejad created My Stealthy Freedom, a platform that allows women in Iran to protest the strict law of obligatory hijab by posting pictures of themselves in public places without their headscarves.

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The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.19.2014 | Religion

A powerful story about Iranian women using social media to defy government restrictions on dress has gone viral this week, highlighting the importance...

Iranian Women Not-So-Secretly Defy Mandatory Hijab Rules

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.13.2014 | Religion

For the past week, women from all over Iran have been posting Facebook pictures of themselves with bare heads and flowing hair. Though social media po...