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.

Articles

Iranian women pioneer the Iranian people's resistance against the mullahs' religious dictatorship.

Three years on, has anything changed for Iranian women?

June 15, marks the third anniversary of the so-called election of Hassan Rouhani as president of the clerical regime in 2013.

In a program entitled, "the Voice of Iranian Resistance", and broadcast on May 31, 2016, Radio France Culture discussed the role of Iranian women in the Iranian Resistance.

More and more Syrian women are at the forefront of new efforts to solve local conflicts and counter the death and destruction that has engulfed the country.

In any discussion on women's clothing and veiling, the first thing is to distinguish between the question of veiling and the Iranian regime's manipulation of this issue,

Document 111 published by the International Labor Organization (ILO) states:” Any prejudice in employment and any discrimination based on color, race, gender, religion and political opinion is forbidden.”

“Peddling may have an annoying face but the problem could not be solved by erasing the issue by force. Today, the issue of 'female peddlers' is an undeniable reality in the Iranian job market.”

International Business Times

Excerpts of an article by Harriet Sinclair, April 21, 2016

By Harriet Sinclair

April 14, 2016 17:02 BST

Iran's women face a crackdown over veiling, as the country's morality police have stepped up street patrols, prepared to arrest those not viewed as "veiling correctly".

One of the most epic confrontations in the world's history of nationalist wars and liberation movements took place on April 8, 2011