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Outrage over ‘sexy’ commercials prompts Iran to ban ‘women’ from advertising

East Coast Daily | 06/08/2022 09:35 PM | Click to read full article

After a ‘sexy’ commercial featuring a woman in a loose-fitting hijab biting a Magnum ice cream, the Ministry of Culture, Iran, and Islamic Guidance banned women from appearing in ads under the state’s strict chastity rules.

The advertisement was deemed ‘against public decency’ and an ‘insult’ to ‘women’s values’ by officials.