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I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran

Azam Jangravi poses during an interview with Reuters, at the unknown location, February 7, 2019.

Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.

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15.02.2019 | 13:41

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Why do women hide their hair?

Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum asks what motivates them – and how others respond.

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04.04.2017 | 14:23

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Comments of the Week

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What is the significance of a headscarf to a woman? What some women in rural Nepal have to endure if they have their period? These are some of the posts on Facebook that caught a lot of attention. We chose some of the coments given by readers. See them here!

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10.01.2017 | 21:25

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A headscarf for all seasons

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© picture-alliance/dpa/WILDLIFE/M.Harvey

Colorful, patterned or plain – at wedding ceremonies or during funerals – African women always have the right headscarf for every occasion. For many, it is an indispensable part of their outfit.

 

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15.02.2016 | 15:06

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Women in the News

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© Twitter/Isischan

Do you know how ISIS deals with women? According to a report an Iraqi woman has killed an ISIS commander that forced her to become a sex slave. Read more here and don’t forget to share and tweet the news of #ISISchan!

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15.09.2015 | 19:58

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Women in the News

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While Russia is pondering imposing restrictions on abortion rights, Amnesty International is urging Ireland to end its abortion ban. Read more news about women here and tell us if we miss something.

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19.06.2015 | 14:07

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A veiled strategy

 

Western societies are often criticized for stereotyping Islamic culture, especially the Muslim women, who are often judged by the media based on their dress code. But where do these stereotypes come from? Perhaps Muslim societies themselves are responsible for strengthening these stereotypes. 

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25.10.2012 | 16:37

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