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Mainstream, VOL LVIII No 28, New Delhi, June 27, 2020

Iran: Women’s mass protest in Tehran, 1979 against the new Islamic government’s compulsory hijab ruling

Friday 26 June 2020

On 8 March 1979, more than 100,000 women gathered on the streets of the Iranian capital to protest against the new Islamic government’s compulsory hijab ruling, Photo by photojournalist Hengameh Golestan

100,000 women protest in Tehran, Iran, 1979 against the religious ruling for a compulsory head scarf covering for women & girls | Photo by Hengameh Golestan
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