About Women's rights movement in Iran

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The Iranian women's movement is based on the Iranian women's social movement for women's rights. This movement first emerged some time after the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906. Between 1962 and 1978, the Iranian women's movement gained tremendous victories: women won the right to vote in 1963 as part of Mohammad Reza Shah's White Revolution, and were allowed to stand for public office, and in 1975 the Family Protection Law provided new rights for women, including expanded divorce and custody rights and reduced polygamy. Those rights were taken away following the Islamic Revolution, at which point mandatory veiling was also re-introduced. Today the women's rights movement in Iran continues to fight for women's human rights, particularly with the One Million Signatures Campaign to End Discrimination Against Women. The Iranian Constitutional Revolution which took place between 1905 and 1911 triggered a spontaneous and intense women's movement . Additionally, Iranian women were...
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