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

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