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Since the 1979 Islamic revolution, women have been legally required to wear modest “Islamic” clothing. In practice, this means women must wear a chador, a full-body cloak, or a headscarf and a manteau (overcoat) that covers their arms. In recent years, has seen several campaigns against the compulsory hijab, but a crackdown by morality police on women accused of not complying with the dress code has caused opponents of the policy to call for action.