When 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested by Iran’s morality police for allegedly not covering her hair properly, few could have predicted what would happen next.

Mahsa’s death in police custody sparked protests that are now in their sixth week.

Iranian security forces used live ammunition and tear gas, killing more than 200 people, according to rights groups.

In the last 24 hours, Male and female students from two universities in Tehran protested against gender segregation on campus by dining together in the cafeteria, a revolutionary act in the Islamic Republic.

Artist and filmmaker Marjan Satrapi grew up in Tehran during the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Her 2007 Oscar-nominated film Persepolis tells the story of an Iranian girl’s childhood during and after the revolution.

We asked Marjane how she feels that girls, like her film, are at the center of the current revolution.