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Tajikistan officials are texting women to tell them what to wear

If you have a phone in Tajikistan, odds are you’ve received a text message reminding you what not to wear. In: “national” Tajik dress, now required by law at all “traditional” gatherings. Out: the hijab, and other kinds of Muslim dress. “Observe Tajik traditional clothes,” one message read. Another advised citizens to “respect traditional clothes.” “Let’s make it […]
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