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The secret diaries of women protesting in Iran

Daily protests have rocked Iran since Mahsa Amini (a young woman) was shot to death while she was being held by Iran’s morality officers for not wearing her headscarf correctly.

Participating in the Islamic Republic is open to both men and women, who wish to live a life that is free from the rigid rules of the Islamic Republic.

We all know Mahsa’s story. But what about the daily risks and dangers women face as they protest?

Two and a quarter months ago, women sent voice notes, drawings, and writing to Saba Zavarei at the BBC. These are their diaries with their names changed for safety.

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Directed and produced by Kate Forbes. Edited and animated by Paul Organe.

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