What are the origins of veiling in Iran?

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How did unveiling affect women during the Pahlavi dynasty?
  • May 6, 2008
Why did Reza Shah order an end to veiling?
  • May 6, 2008
What are the origins of veiling in Iran?
  • May 6, 2008
Why do women in Iran wear the hijab or chador?
  • May 6, 2008
Who are you and what do you do?
  • May 6, 2008
How did Mohammad Reza Shah change the legal status of women?
  • May 6, 2008
Why should high school students learn about Iran?
  • May 6, 2008
What are common misconceptions of Muslim women?
  • May 6, 2008
What role do women play in politics in Iran?
  • May 6, 2008
Do women and men have the same opportunities in Iran?
  • May 6, 2008
How did increased access to education affect women after the revolution?
  • May 6, 2008
What was the new government's policy on veiling?
  • May 6, 2008
Why was the 1979 revolution widely supported?
  • May 6, 2008
What role did women play in the revolution of 1979?
  • May 6, 2008
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