Hookah smoking by women in gajar

In March, 1979, urban women and girls and their male supporters took part in a week of demonstrations, beginning on International Women’s Day, to protest the new edict compelling women. The demonstrators expressed a deep sense of betrayal at the direction being taken by the revolution, then just weeks old. “In the dawn of freedom, we have no freedom,” they chanted. Their ranks grew by the day, reaching at least 50,000.