The Girls of Revolution Street: Who Are They?

By Shahin Bahrami, Guest writer December 27th, 2017: Tehran is cold — winter is coming, and Iran is getting ready to embrace it. Revolution Street (خیابان انقلاب), one of the oldest and busiest streets in the heart of the city, is witnessing a young Iranian woman standing on top of a utility box on the […]

World Hijab Day: Standing Up for Covering Up

By Mary Grace Richardson, Co-Editor Amid protests over President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries, women around the world showed their solidarity with Muslim women by wearing hijabs for the fifth annual World Hijab Day yesterday. Starting in 2013, New Yorker Nazma Khan organized the day in reaction to the harassment and marginalization […]