The year-old was quietly arrested in May and her page was taken down, leaving herfollowers wondering where she had gone. Next to their daily bread, what affects the people most widely is what touches the code of social habit that, in Islam, is endorsed by religion. But there are signs that not just Iranian women are supporting the freedom to dress without veiling and to dance in public, but Iranians in general. As for Iran, things are a-changing. What is needed is nothing less than a revolution to counter the theocratic one in Order by newest oldest recommendations.
Photos sent into the page show women with their hair loose, standing in the wind, running, dancing and enjoying the outdoors without their hijabs.
Iranian women protest obligatory headscarf by removing and waving hijabs on sticks
Loading comments… Trouble loading? It might be the smallest kind of freedom one could ever wish for; but I have been robbed of it. The Islamic dress code, in place since the revolution, considers Islamic veiling or hijab, obligatory for any female above 13 in Iran and says they should cover themselves from head to toe while disavowing any figure-hugging dress. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Alinejad told the Guardian she had been bombarded with messages and pictures since launching Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women. This entry was written by whyevolutionistrue and posted on July 17, at