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Iran Bans Women, Men From Some University Majors

This month, Iran?s universities became even more restrictive. Women studying at Arak University are now banned from studying computer science and chemical engineering, while Esfahan University forbids women from majoring in political science, accounting, and mechanical engineering.\n

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30th September 2012 14:16

Alessia Valenza

Last year, Iran established quotas for women studying in certain fields ? part of a larger crackdown on academic freedom under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, currently in New York for the UN General Assembly.

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