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Iranian women protest for change

'Women who have been suppressed for 43 years are taking the lead.'

Loud chants for “women, life, and liberty” have shaken Iran’s streets for weeks.
But protests against gender discrimination and mandatory veiling in Iran have a long history.

We spoke with Shiva Mahboubi, spokeswoman for the Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran, about the women's movement in the country and the challenges they face.

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