Iran Will Allow Women to Attend Major Sporting Events

April 5, 2015 2:28 PM

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Iran Will Allow Women to Attend Major Sporting Events

Iran announced on Saturday it would allow women to attend major sporting events, according to The New York Times. Previously, women were not allowed inside stadiums for games attended by men.

The announcement came from Abdolhamid Ahmad, Iran’s deputy sports minister with its Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, and was made to the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency.

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