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.

Aria Hejazi, Director General of Khorasan Razavi’s Coroner’s Office, announced that in the period spanning from March 2016 to March 2017 (Iranian year 1395), some 7,385 cases of abuse of spouses have been registered by the Coroner’s Office, 6,923 of which were women.

The figure shows an increase of 821 cases compared to last year. (The state-run Mashreq News website, June 25, 2017)

 

 

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