Lifestyle & Belief

Iran Universities Restrict Options For Women

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Iranian woman warned over attire. (Photo: Amir Farshad Ebrahimi/Flickr)

A recent decision by several Iranian universities is drawing criticism from international human rights groups. The universities are barring women from 76 fields of undergraduate studies, including math and chemistry.

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Haleh Esfandiari is from Iran and heads the Middle-East program of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington. She speaks with anchor Marco Werman about the possible consequences of this decision.

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