Entry Title: "IRAN, THE VEILED WOMAN "
Born in 1961, French-Ameri...,
In Iran, men and women do not have the freedom they yearn for.
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However, women are less free than men.
Compulsory veiling is one of the symbols of this lack of
Even if it is false to believe that the Revolution covered with veils
the women who had given it up, the bond to this dress code is
very heavy to many Iranian women.
By force, the veil came back into morals, and it is suffered as a
pressure which is not possible to avoid.
Western researchers consider the wearing of the veil in a certain
historic context and manage to justify this practice, assimilating
it to a shape of cultural diversity and this, without taking into
account occult realities of this compulsory practice and
especially at the expense of the Iranian women and without
having consulted them to know the degree of the unpopularity
of the Hijab for them.