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.


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

The NCRI Women's Committee had already warned about the horrible conditions of Tehran's Shafaq rehabilitation camp for addicted women citing city officials and news reports from inside Iran.

Political prisoner Afshin Bayemani recently wrote to Pariya Kohandel whose father, Saleh Kohandel, is also a political prisoner in Iran.

The Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi, spoke to a conference entitled, "Women's Role in War against Fundamentalism," held on March 2, 2016, at the European Parliament.