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Woman in Iran: Woman in Iran: Colourful Hijabs at the bazaar

Iran: Top cleric says women without veils must die Tehran, 19 Dec. (AKI) - A top Muslim cleric in Iran, Hojatolislam Gholam Reza Hassani said on Wednesday that women in Iran who do not wear the hijab or Muslim headscarf, should die. "Women who do not respect the hijab and their husbands deserve to die," said Hassani, who leads Friday prayers in the city of Urumieh, in Iranian Azerbaijan. "I do not understand how these women who do not respect the hijab, 28 years after the birth of the…

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#BBCtrending: The women in Iran taking off the hijab

Enslaved Black Woman in Iran, 1714 People from Eastern Africa were brought to Khuzistan in southwestern Iran to work in sugarcane plantations. Females were employed as wet nurses and nannies. Many also served as concubines; under Islamic law their own children, called khanazad (house-born), became members of the slaveholder's family.

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Jewels of Allah: The Untold Stories of Women In Iran

"It is difficult to find many bright spots in the lives of Persian women. ... Their liberty of movement, of action, and of speech is curtailed. ... I...

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Jewels of Allah: The Untold Stories of Women In Iran

Jewels of Allah: The Untold Stories of Women In Iran | Nina Ansary

from The Huffington Post

Jewels of Allah: The Untold Stories of Women In Iran

Jewels of Allah: The Untold Stories of Women In Iran | Nina Ansary