Posted by: Gregoryno6 | March 30, 2019

Jews! Sign up for the Auschwitz Holiday Tour today!

Different context, same message.

‘Share the threat’ – I’m not sure exactly what was meant by that. I doubt if the sign’s author recognised the irony of their words:

On 8 March 1979, more than 100,000 women gathered on the streets of the Iranian capital to protest against the new Islamic government’s compulsory hijab ruling, which meant that women would henceforth be required to wear a headscarf when away from home. The protest was held on International Women’s Day, and the images show women from all walks of life — nurses, students, mothers — marching, smiling, arms raised in protest.

Within months of the founding of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 1967 Family Protection Law was repealed; female government workers were forced to observe Islamic dress code; women were barred from becoming judges; beaches and sports were sex-segregated; the legal age of marriage for girls was reduced to 9 (later raised to 13); and married women were barred from attending regular schools.

Is that the future the women of Waikato University want for themselves and their daughters?


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