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The veil in Iran has been an enduring symbol of patriarchal norms – but its use has changed depending on who is in power

By Amy Motlagh, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern/South Asian Studies, University of California, Davis
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The veil as a symbol of oppression has once again moved to center stage in Iran, but it’s important to know about the history of veiling – and mandatory unveiling.The Conversation


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