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.

The Head of the Prisons Organization of Iran, Asghar Jahangir, told a Judiciary meeting that “25 percent of women prisoners are in jail on drug related charges.” (The state-run ILNA news agency – August 9, 2017) 

 

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