Iranian Activist Wins International Human Rights Award for Hijab Campaign

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Earlier I was telling my Iranian Muslim neighbor about this, and she was happy about it. No way is she going to cover up, and she feels the women in Iran should be able to dress as they please..

Iranian Activist Wins International Human Rights Award for Hijab Campaign
by FEMINIST NEWSWIRE on Mar 2, 2015 • 10:00 AMNo Comments
Journalist Masih Alinejad was awarded the Women’s Rights Award at the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy last week for her activism supporting Iranian women who choose not to cover their heads in a hijab.



Alinejad’s Facebook page, “My Stealthy Freedom”, has gained international attention and more than 700,000 followers by posting pictures of Iranian women without the hijab. After the Islamic Revolution in 1979, the government made it mandatory for women to cover their heads when in public or in a governmental building. In the years since then, women have been protesting what one woman on the Facebook page called “our most basic right, our right to choose what to wear.”

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Iranian people are nice, cultured and intelligent!

The big problem are the crazy Mullahs and Ayatoilettes there...... and them wanting the nuclear bomb. No way Jose!

Good for this courageous woman who was given this Award!
 

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Iranian Activist Wins International Human Rights Award for Hijab Campaign
by FEMINIST NEWSWIRE on Mar 2, 2015 • 10:00 AMNo Comments
Journalist Masih Alinejad was awarded the Women’s Rights Award at the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy last week for her activism supporting Iranian women who choose not to cover their heads in a hijab.



Alinejad’s Facebook page, “My Stealthy Freedom”, has gained international attention and more than 700,000 followers by posting pictures of Iranian women without the hijab. After the Islamic Revolution in 1979, the government made it mandatory for women to cover their heads when in public or in a governmental building. In the years since then, women have been protesting what one woman on the Facebook page called “our most basic right, our right to choose what to wear.”

Continue reading at:

Iranian Activist Wins International Human Rights Award for Hijab Campaign Feminist Majority Foundation Blog
Fake award........ :cool:
 

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