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 young woman ended her own life after being sexually assaulted in the detention center of Kermanshah's Intelligence Department.

In its annual 2016-2017 report issued on February 22, 2017, Amnesty International pointed to the rampant violence against women In Iran and wrote, "The authorities renewed their crackdown on women human rights defenders and increasingly any collective initiative relating to feminism and women’s rights to criminal activity…

The government of Canada is deporting an Iranian dissident woman, Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, 60, despite pleas by her family, friends and members of parliament.

Hundreds of retired teachers and staff of the Education Ministry, including a large number of women, staged a protest demonstration across from the Iranian parliament on Tuesday morning, February 21, 2017.

A number of workers and labor activists staged a protest in Tehran on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, in protest to the Iranian regime's policies against workers. 

Human rights activist and children's rights advocate, Atena Daemi, was exonerated in the new case filed by the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) against her.

Ali Mohammad Adabi, General Director of the National Nursing Organization, announced that ten nurses had died last year due to hard work.

Hundreds of people including a large number of women staged a protest demonstration on Sunday, February 19, 2017, outside the Iranian parliament (Majlis).

Another protest gathering was held outside the mullahs' parliament in Tehran on Sunday, February 19, 2017, with active participation of women.

A victim of rape and violence was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment and 99 lashes of the whip.