Fernanda Lima and the Dress that Shocked Iran

women blog #9


During the coverage of the drawing of World Cup placements, Iran filtered out all of the shots that included Fernanda Lima because her dress was “inappropriate”. Many Iranians were outraged over her outfit choice for being immodest, and insisted she should wear a “hijab” instead (cartoon on the left). However, many Iranians, as well as most of the rest of the world, were very supportive of her and defended her choice.


Article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-25316942


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