Iranian Women Protesting for Forcing Them to Wear Hijab, 1979

The day more than 100,000 Iranian women protested the head scarf days after the 1979 Revolution. This seldom-seen collection of photographs was taken in Tehran in 1979, showing the struggle of the women movement in Iran. On March 8, 1979, thousands of women gathered on the streets of the capital of Iran to protest against … Read more