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Rights-Women Iran: Women’s rights Women were a major force behind the revolution and the biggest force hurt by the revolution Post-revolution the FPL (Family Protection Law) is denounced Iran-Iraq war o Hurt women’s rights movement o Other more important things going on o Nationalism 2000 o further return to conservatism o women start to ally with parts of the regime to start change
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Unformatted text preview: o Try their own one million signature campaign Fails Turkey: Womens rights under Secularism Ataturk o Radical secularization o Veils banned in public o Personal status law rejected o Suffrage extended to women Today o Religious women using Western rights discourse to reclaim rights to veil Almost like a flip from the rest of the middle east...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor Teitelbaum during the Spring '08 term at GWU.

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