NCRI WOMEN'S COMMITTEE

Works extensively with Iranian women outside the country and maintains a permanent contact with women inside Iran. The Women’s Committee is actively involved with many women's rights organizations and NGO's and the Iranian diaspora. The committee is a major source of much of the information received from inside Iran with regards to women. Attending UN Human Rights Commission meetings and other international or regional conferences on women’s issues, and engaging in a relentless battle against the Iranian regime's misogyny are part of the activities of members and associates of the committee.

Activities

The California Women Society for Democracy in Iran held a symposium at the California State University in Fullerton highlighting the violations of women's rights in Iran and encouraging support for the Iranian Resistance's goal of establishing freedom and democracy

On the "International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women", an exhibition on violence against Iranian women was on display at Auvers-sur-Oise, France, headquarters of the opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).

The International Federation of Women in Legal Careers held its 22nd Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, from October 14 to 16 2015. The conferences slogan was "The body of women and fundamental rights",

The NCRI Women's Committee held an online conference on August 13, 2015 with the participation of distinguished guests from India, Australia and Canada to discuss the devastating record of women's rights violations in Iran.

On Thursday the website of the NCRI’s Women’s Committee hosted a live online round-table to discuss the devastating record of violation of women's rights in Iran and the folly of inviting the Iranian regime to the UN Women summit.

Huffington Post- Spain
Carmen Rengel

The world looks at Iran these days when, after months of negotiations, the world's big powers and the ayatollah's regime reached a framework agreement to allow, with limitations, Tehran to go on with its nuclear program.

On April 8 and 9, the first International Conference, the Voice of Rural Women was held in Ciudad Real, Spain. The meeting was held by AFAMMER association. High ranking Spanish political personalities as well as a number of other prominent international dignitaries also participated in this event.

In an international conference held in the Lisbon, Portugal, jurists from European and Latin American countries reviewed the advances made in the struggle to abolish sexual violence against women.

A delegation of the NCRI Women’s Committee participated in the UN Women’s Beijing+20 CSW Forum, held at the UN Headquarter in Geneva. The delegation presented a report on the horrific status of the violation of basic rights of women in Iran...

Report for the 6th International NGO Forum on the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women
Palais des Nations, UN Office at Geneva
Room XI, 2 - 3 September 2014