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A Small Workshop in Isfahan

The compulsory hijab might be the most visible aspect of the vast, systematic discrimination that Iranian women face; but they have worse problems. The impoverishment of women in Iran is now on an alarming course, exacerbated by the Islamic republic’s persistence in policies of sexual segregation and its incompetent social support. While women make up the majority of the educated population, they suffer twice the rate of unemployment. Although it has been neglected or opposed by the state, there is a vast demand for social inclusion among Iranian women which they show by their involvement in every possible aspect of…

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