The journalist Ana Pastor and the program The objectivefrom La Sexta, recently traveled to Iran to see about the field how the revolution is being lived and the protests of some women who fight for their freedoms, absolutely restricted in the country.
in full struggle to keep her hair down and not covered by a veil as the law dictates, something that led to the murder of Mahsa Amini, 22, who died last September after being arrested by the Moral Police in Tehran.
The objective He showed images that in the 60s life in Iran was not like that. In fact, under the Shah of Persia women could dress as they wishedmany with miniskirts and European outfits, wore their hair down and were able to attend the university and public events such as soccer games.
But the Islamic revolution of 1979 He overthrew that regime, imposing that of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who revoked rights and freedoms, especially for the country’s women.
Iran has not always lived like this. The country enjoyed some modernization under the Shah of Persia. For this reason, in the 60s, their women dressed in miniskirts, had fashionable hairstyles and went freely to football. #GoalIran8M pic.twitter.com/F6Rg0EdevV
– The Objective (@ObjetivoLaSexta) March 8, 2023
Now, Iranian women have to cover their hair and wear long clothes that do not show their bodies, they inherit half of what a man can inherit, they cannot ride a bicycle or motorbike and they need permission from their husbands for daily acts such as working and traveling, among other restrictions.