• Meghan Markle pens powerful essay about periods and equality
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    Alice Sholl

    Meghan Markle pens powerful essay about periods and equality

    Meghan Markle is no woman to shy away from bringing up issues about equality and identity, as she opened up about being a biracial actress in a piece in December last year. In an article titled ‘How Periods Affect Potential’, the actress talks about the stigma girls and women face in developing countries simply for having their periods.

  • For Women in Iran, Exposing Hair is a ‘Stealthy Freedom’ Movement
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    Noël Duan

    For Women in Iran, Exposing Hair is a ‘Stealthy Freedom’ Movement

    2010s beauty look from Cut.com’s “100 Years of Beauty” Iran video. (Source: Cut.com) Since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, women in Iran have been mandated by law to wear loose clothing, known as the hijab, covering the head and neck and concealing the hair. But there is a movement called “My Stealthy Freedom,” currently with over 900,000 Facebook fans, that encourages women to post photographs of themselves in public without the headcover. The campaign was founded by Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad, who is currently based in New York City.

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