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Conflicting Policies on Veils in Turkey, Iran

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Conflicting Policies on Veils in Turkey, Iran

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Conflicting Policies on Veils in Turkey, Iran

Conflicting Policies on Veils in Turkey, Iran

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Ever since Iran's Islamic revolution of 1979, women have been obliged to cover their hair in public. But in Turkey, headscarves are banned in schools and government buildings. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.

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