Women and Education in Iran

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History 123
17 March 2010
Women and Education in Iran
Introduction
The subject of education and women in Iran is one which is characterised by the main theme of disparity; women in Iran do not have the same educational opportunities as men do. The entire country was turned upside down by the 1979 Islamic Revolution or Enghelābe Eslāmi. A new constitution was laid down which severely restricted the rights of women. However, clauses within the constitution were placed so that women would receive better education than they had previously. Thus, UNICEF reported that literacy for women was 40% in 1980 and "by 1995, the literacy rate for women had increased to 63%" (Spring 74)....
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