Jan, 8, 1936 : Reza Shah Pahlavi, his wife and daughters attending a feast celebrating ban on Islamic veil. This photograph documents the first time the royal family formally appeared without hijab in public.
Dr. Farrokhroo was the first female cabinet minister of an Iranian government. She was an outspoken supporter of women's rights. She was the first woman killed by firing squad after Islamists came to power in Iran.