Published by Saba Jalali — 4 years ago. Blog: Iran, how much do you really know? Tags: Erasmus blog Kish , Kish , Iran. We have briefly touched the topic of governmental regulations in Iran a few times, that by now I'm sure you all know a little bit about it, well the governmental regulations prevent women from taking off their head scarf, and basically every women in Iran needs to wear the Hijab.
Iranian women - before and after the Islamic Revolution
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The Islamic Revolution of brought seismic changes to Iran, not least for women. One area that has come under scrutiny is the way women dress and wear their hair - the old Shah, in the s, banned the veil and ordered police to forcibly remove headscarves. But in the early s, the new Islamic authorities imposed a mandatory dress code that required all women to wear the hijab. Here are some images showing what life was like for Iranian women before the institution of clerical rule, and how it has changed since. Studying at Tehran University in While many women were already in higher education at the time of the revolution, the subsequent years saw a marked increase in the number attending university.
New uses of technology could this summer make the sexual segregation on Iran's Caspian Riviera a little less severe. Under plans drawn up in Mazandaran Province, fibreglass barriers and water sprays will shield beach-going women from the eyes of male strangers. The authorities will erect fibre-glass walls that act like one-way mirrors so that women can see out but nobody else can see in. Where the barriers end, 60 or 70 metres into the sea, water sprays will foil seaborne peeping toms, said Mr Abbasnejad, a Mazandaran tourism official quoted in the daily Farhang-e Ashti. Segregated swimming is nothing new in Iran.