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“Woman, Life, Freedom”: IGSA celebrates Persian New Year and women’s history in Iran

Beth Gatto April 3, 2023
The Iranian Graduate Student Association (IGSA) collaborated with the Department of History to host an event chronicling the history of feminism in Iran and demonstrate support and solidarity for Iranian women. 
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To hijab or not to hijab

To hijab or not to hijab

Afshana Hoque November 6, 2018
Regardless, I wear it proudly as it is a representation of my religion and way of life.
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Covering for a Cause

Covering for a Cause

The Statesman March 27, 2015
After spending a day in a traditional head covering for Islam Awareness Week, Muslim and non-Muslim women look back on a day wearing a hijab.
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Wearing one’s religion prompts controversy

Sophie Carr November 12, 2013
Yet another inexplicable phenomenon is quickly permeating society today. That peculiar human desire to control what confuses us is steadily gaining in popularity. We have all experienced this feeling at some point: the tendency to result in absolute, merciless tyranny when dealing with train connections or perhaps the occasional bus schedule. Or maybe even others’ religious behavior. This has certainly become a favorite among university faculty.
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