When she refused, Jaberi said the soldier took her aside, shouted at her and threatened to call the police. July 8, 3: It was the scan that Jaberi particularly objected to, because, she said, guards are essentially able to see a woman naked as she stands in the scanning booth. That's the way it has been for the past month, she said, and parliamentary authorities have recently opened a separate gate for women. She said female employees don't object to having their bags examined, or to being patted down by female guards in curtained booths that are set aside for that purpose.
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Women oppose the scan, which makes them appear essentially naked and is visible to male security guards. NPR Shop. She said that was the procedure for a couple of weeks until a new American soldier came on guard at the checkpoint and insisted that she had to go through the scanner. Jaberi said she believed that she and other women had won their point in May, when officials agreed that women would not have to go through the scanner but could be searched separately and privately by female guards. Her sign says, "From the American to the [female] Parliament employee — either no clothes, or the American prisons.