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Newsweek- 30 January 2018

30 January, 2018 - Sussan Tahmasebi, the Executive Director of FEMENA was quoted in a piece by Newsweek “This should be seen as part of a larger struggle of Iranian women for equality and to have control over their own bodies, and can even be traced back to women’s resistance of forced unveiling during the reign of Reza Shah,” said Sussan Tahmasebi, an Iranian women’s rights activist. “In recent decades, women have resisted the concept of forced veiling, and this can be seen in the way they have reshaped the concept of ‘proper veiling.’ It demonstrates that they have never given into the state’s notion of how they should dress, even if they could not fully unveil,” Tahmasebi continued."