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Women's Rights In Iran: Iran's first minister for Women's Affairs, headscarf revolutionaries and battling for Hue

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We hear from Mahnaz Afkhami, Iran's first ever minister for Women's Affairs, appointed in 1975. Plus, the so-called "headscarf revolutionaries" who fought for improvements in Britain's notoriously dangerous fishing industry, a member of the Viet Cong recalls one of the biggest battles of the Vietnam War, finding the lost notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, and the 1970s lesbian separatist movement in America.



Photo: Mahnaz Afkhami at the UN in 1975. (Mahnaz Afkhami)

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