Hidden beauty

Saber Ghazi, Iran

Iranian women faced many problems after the 1976 revolution, in which the Shah‘s rule was replaced by the rule of religious clerics. This includes the hijab problem: Islamic law demands that women must always cover their hair and hide themselves from men. But in recent years, women have made efforts to achieve civil liberties. This collection is dedicated to the brave women who are fighting for freedom in Iran these days.

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