We follow Sanaz down the stairs, out the door and into the street.
The streets of Tehran and other Iranian cities are patrolled by militia.
You there! You're not wearing your veil properly. Fix it now or receive punishment!
Yes, I will fix it. My apologies.
Sanaz gets on a bus and the seating is segregated. She must enter through the rear door and sit in the back seats, allocated to women.
It is so unfair how mother’s generation could enjoy the company of the opposite sex. Life is so unbalanced living with these laws.
Sanaz began to compare her life to her mother's.
It is every males' job to find women who are not following laws!
The streets have been turned into a war zone
Women who disobey the laws suffer punishment like jail
Or.. Washing toilets
Although they came from very different backgrounds, the regime that ruled them had tried to make their personal identities and histories irrelevant. They were never free of the regime’s definition of them as Muslim women.