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Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran

AP Tehran, Iran Jul 15, 2019, 04.50 PM (IST)

The simple act of walking has become a display of defiance for some young Iranian women who move in Tehran's streets without a compulsory headscarf, or hijab. With every step, they risk harassment or even arrest by Iran's morality police, whose job it is to enforce the strict dress code imposed after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.