Iran Universities Restrict Options For Women

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Iranian woman warned over attire. (Photo: Amir Farshad Ebrahimi/Flickr)

A recent decision by several Iranian universities is drawing criticism from international human rights groups. The universities are barring women from 76 fields of undergraduate studies, including math and chemistry. Haleh Esfandiari is from Iran and heads the Middle-East program of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington. She speaks with anchor Marco Werman about the possible consequences of this decision.
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