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Tag Archive: Iran

Nov 19 2012

Permission

Iran is worried about its shocking ungodly laxitude about the always-vexing problem of women going anywhere without permission. It’s thinking about tightening up. The draft law, set to go before the 290-seat Majlis, stipulates that single women up to the age of 40 must receive official permission from their father or male guardian in order …

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Aug 20 2012

If women have choices

What do you do when women attain not only equality but, in some areas, numerical superiority? Well if those areas are things like doing most of the domestic work, or low pay, or getting hassled in the street, you do nothing. But when those areas are desirable things like university education? You slam the door …

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