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In an act that further restricts the rights of women in Turkmenistan, the Turkmen government has imposed a ban on beauty services and limitations on what women can wear. The ban prohibits women from receiving beauty services from salons, including eyelash and nail extensions, tattoos, injections, and hair bleaching. “Sexy” outfits, tight-fitting clothes, and Western-inspired garments are also prohibited under this new mandate.

This post was originally published on the Cardozo International & Comparative Law Review on February 27, 2023. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.