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.

A number of women and men were arrested for participating in a mixed-gender hairdressing course in northwest Tehran, and practicing on wigs and human models.

The Moral Security Police Chief, Zolfaghar Barfar, announced this and said they had identified the place after receiving reports that a mixed-gender hairdressing course was being held by a foreign male instructor. (The state-run ILNA news agency – December 18, 2017)

 

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