Iranian parents and teachers have been holding protests in Tehran and other cities following a spate of apparent poisonings at girls' schools since November. According to the group Human Rights Activists in Iran, there have been at least 290 suspected school poisonings in recent months, sickening at least 7,000 students with symptoms including headaches, fatigue and more. Meanwhile, the head of the country's judiciary said earlier this week that Iranian women could be punished for violating the Islamic dress code. His remarks came just months after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody sparked nationwide protests. For more on women's rights in Iran, we speak with Manijeh Moradian, assistant professor of women's, gender and sexuality.
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