Taking A Stand Iranian women expose their hair to inspire change [Video]

Since 1983, the fear of being imprisoned for two months for showing off your hair has been a reality for Iranian women.

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Since 1983, the fear of being imprisoned for two months for showing off your hair has been a reality for Iranian women.

It is mandatory to wear a hijab, or head scarf, in public.

While many Western Muslim women choose to wear this garment as an expression of their faith and modesty, Iranian women don't have a choice.

The country's morality police arrested, warned, or fined over three million women last year for breaking this unfair law, but now many are fighting back.

Iranian journalist, Masih Alinejad has created the Facebook group My Stealthy Freedom, where women are encouraged to share photos of themselves in public without a hijab.

While it may seem like the group is anti-head scarf, that is untrue: they just believe that it should be up to the woman to decide.

Watch Masih's moving video on the subject, see the empowering images and tell us if you agree.

Why Iranian women are posing without their hijabs

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