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After the revolution
The Islamic Revolution of brought seismic changes to Iran, not least for women. One area that has come under scrutiny is the way women dress and wear their hair - the old Shah, in the s, banned the veil and ordered police to forcibly remove headscarves. But in the early s, the new Islamic authorities imposed a mandatory dress code that required all women to wear the hijab. Here are some images showing what life was like for Iranian women before the institution of clerical rule, and how it has changed since. Studying at Tehran University in While many women were already in higher education at the time of the revolution, the subsequent years saw a marked increase in the number attending university. This was in part because the authorities managed to convince conservative families living in rural areas to allow their daughters to study away from home. Window shopping in Tehran in Before the revolution, the hijab was already widely worn but many women also chose to don Western-style clothes, including tight-fitting jeans, miniskirts and short-sleeved tops. Women in Iran are no different from women the world over, and going shopping is just a means for women to get away from every day stress," says Prof Afshar.
Before the revolution
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