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.

An MP confessed that there are long-lasting psychological consequences for women who are dealt with by the Guidance Patrol.

In a gathering on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Parvaneh Salahshouri, head of the women’s faction in the mullahs’ parliament, admitted, “The anxiety and fear caused by the Guidance Patrol affects some young women and girls for long years, leaving undesirable psychological consequences.

As an MP, I have seen cases when the girl’s cover was not that bad but such unprincipled approaches have caused psychological problems for the person, leading to other ailments.” (The state-run Mehr news agency – November 28, 2017)

 

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