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Children of the Revolution

Roxana, 29 stands at the top of the Alborz mountains around Tehran on 18th October, 2007. An activist for female rights and full time biochemist she enjoys the freedom in the mountains to literally let down her hair. All women in Iran are required to cover their hair with a hijab and failure to do so in public results in punishment by the government funded religious police.

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Roxana, 29 stands at the top of the Alborz mountains around Tehran on 18th October, 2007. An activist for female rights and full time biochemist she enjoys the freedom in the mountains to literally let down her hair. All women in Iran are required to cover their hair with a hijab and failure to do so in public results in punishment by the government funded religious police.