Iranian men are protesting a compulsory law which forces women to wear hijabs. They express their solidarity by donning headscarfs themselves and posting images of their actions on social media with #MenInHijab hashtag.

Iran wasn't always like that. Everything started back in 1983 when the country passed conservative laws to prevent men from sexually advancing towards women. One way of ensuring this was making sure women wore modest clothing in public as well as a hijab. In case of disobedience, detention and even lashes were introduced as punishments. Nonetheless, eventually women began rebelling.

In 2014 Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad founded an online movement against the enforced hijab, called My Stealthy Freedom. One of her campaigns is #MenInHijab. It advocates women's rights and highlights the violation of freedoms that strict dressing laws are causing. Men who join the cause openly wear the hijab in public and share their support with the whole world online. Bored Panda invites you to join the movement and show your support

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Iranian Men Wear Hijab To Fight For Women’s Rights In Iran

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varwenea 1 month ago

I like the message..., but I'd be lying if I didn't admit my first thought was "Is he cold?"

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Iranian Men Wear Hijab To Fight For Women’s Rights In Iran

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Iranian Men Wear Hijab To Fight For Women’s Rights In Iran

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Iranian Men Wear Hijab To Fight For Women’s Rights In Iran

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Penny Cillin 1 month ago

Bravo to each and every man who's participated and to the brave woman who dared organize such poignant acts of protest.

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Iranian Men Wear Hijab To Fight For Women’s Rights In Iran

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Melody Lanzatella 1 month ago

ALL of these men are AMAZING! Is that Arnold Schwarzenegger?? JK

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varwenea 1 month ago

I love this one. They are delivering a message and are serious about it.

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Iranian Men Wear Hijab To Fight For Women’s Rights In Iran

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