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Photos: Women Firefighters in Karaj, Iran

Photos by Ashraf Tabatabaei, Mehr News Agency

For the last eight years, women in Karaj, Iran, have been working side-by-side with men at the fire department doing all they can to save the lives of their fellow citizens.  These women who are now considered professionals in their field, act in a manner that hardly anyone pays attention to their gender. Also, hijab hasn't restricted these women in actively participating in their firefighting tasks and other rescue efforts. (read full story in Persian)


Karaj, Iran

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