Why Are People Cutting Their Hair for Iranian Women?
A Swedish member of the European Parliament is just the latest individual to publicly cut their hair in solidarity with Iranian women after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Amini died of suspected police brutality while in custody due to improperly wearing her hijab in public. Her death has sparked nationwide protests, with women and girls removing their hijabs and protesting the treatment of women amid extremely strict laws. Keep scrolling to learn more.