May 14, 2014

Iranian women shed veils for Facebook page

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Thousands of Iranian women are sending photos of themselves without their hijab, or veil, to a new London-based Facebook page dedicated to allowing them "stealthy freedoms."

Photo courtesy of Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women on Facebook

Thousands of Iranian women are sending photos of themselves without their hijab, or veil, to a new London-based Facebook page dedicated to allowing them "stealthy freedoms."

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(RNS) A Facebook page -- called "Stealthy Freedom of Iranian Women" -- was set up by Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad and includes photos of women without their hijab.