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  1. power
    Hundreds of Schoolgirls in Iran May Have Been PoisonedMany believe the suspected poisonings are retaliation for protests against the government.
  2. power
    What to Know About the Protests in IranSince Mahsa Amini’s death, Iranian forces have killed more than 500 protesters, including women and children.
  3. first person
    The Morality Police and MeI was lucky to leave two encounters unscathed. Why did it take a tragedy for the West to care about Iranian women?
  4. iran protests
    What to Know About the Iranian Climber Who Competed Without a HijabElnaz Rekabi has returned to Iran, but many fear for her safety.
  5. coronavirus
    America Should Brace for Coronavirus Outbreak, CDC Says“We are asking the American public to prepare for the expectation that this might be bad.”
  6. power
    War and TweetsIn the maw of the posting machine, nothing feels real.
  7. power
    Half of Iranians Are Against Mandatory HijabsA report was released after 29 women were arrested for protesting the mandatory veiling law.
  8. power
    29 Women Arrested in Iran for Protesting Mandatory-Hijab LawsMore and more women are pushing back against the country’s strict dress code.
  9. power
    Why Women in Iran Are Waving Their Scarves on SticksThey’re protesting the country’s strict dress code.
  10. Women in Iran Are Wearing White to Protest the Country’s Strict Dress CodeIt’s part of the #WhiteWednesdays campaign.
  11. 2016 olympics
    Iranian Woman Celebrates Her First Time at a Professional Sports GameWomen are banned from sports events in Iran; the Olympics let this one in. 
  12. controversies
    The ‘Natalie Portman of Iran’ Has a ‘Woman Power’ Tattoo“Keep calm and YES I’m a feminist.”
  13. protests
    Why Iranian Women Are Dressing Like MenIt may be the only option they have.
  14. keeping up with the kardashians
    Iranian Officials Accuse Kim Kardashian of Being a Secret AgentOfficials accuse her of luring Iranian women into a bad lifestyle.
  15. crackdowns
    Women Arrested in Iran for Not Wearing Headscarves in Instagram PhotosThere’s been a crackdown on Instagram activity.
  16. Air France Female Staff Balks at New Headscarf RuleThey must wear them when leaving the plane in Tehran.
  17. new faces of things
    Transgender Model Lea T on Beauty and Acceptance“People accept you easily if you look beautiful or if you have money.”
  18. interview
    An Iranian Artist Recalls Her Life in New York and Tehran Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian’s mirror works and drawings are now on view at the Guggenheim.
  19. too sexy for iran
    Iranian Woman Found Too Hot for Public OfficeHow good is Gloria Allred’s Persian?
  20. shoes of world leaders
    Ahmadinejad’s Posse Hit Payless ShoeSourceDodging the discount shoe sanctions against Iran.
  21. lies we’ve told
    My Mother Gave Me Away, So I Said She DiedChild brides and a tangled family tree in Tehran.
  22. beauty marks
    Alice + Olivia Collaborate With M.A.C.; Women Who Don’t Shave Spark DebateAlso, Heidi Klum chopped off her hair, and see the new Nars shades.
  23. beauty marks
    Iranian TV Bans Makeup for Women; L’Oréal Makes Hair Dye Un-SmellyAnd now you can buy vibrating foundation.
  24. sharia style
    Iran’s Morals Police Crack Down on Sacrilegiously Sexy MannequinsFake plastic girls subject to real religious laws.