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 ceiling of a classroom in Searik Village collapsed on Thursday, April 13, 2017. A girl student was injured in the eye and taken to hospital.

On the fourth day of registration for the Iranian elections, a woman went to the Interior Ministry and voiced her protest against plunder of her wealth by government-backed institutions in front of the cameras.

Political prisoner Zahra Zehtabchi has been deprived of enjoying any leaves from prison.

A young nurse, Mahdieh Rezaii, 28, went into cardiac arrest during her work shift and died on April 2, 2017 at Tehran's Firoozgar Hospital.

Security guards raided the women's ward in Evin on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, to inspect the prisoners' belongings.

The Prosecutor's representative threatened political prisoner Atena Daemi that he would accuse her of committing a crime because she has started a hunger strike.

The Minister of Interior Abdulreza Rahmani Fazli paid a visit to the Election Headquarters on April 11 to oversee registration of volunteers for the election. He said in his remarks, that "the interpretation of the law so far indicates that the term 'political statesmen' does not include women." (The state-run Daneshju website – Apr. 11, 2017)

Political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee wrote a letter to Zeinab Jalalian on the eleventh year of her imprisonment and reiterated on the certainty of her freedom. She wrote in her letter,

A 45-year-old woman was arrested by the Cyber Police (FATA) in northern Iranian Gilan Province for her activities on the Internet.

A young girl by the name of Elaheh, 16, set herself on fire in Tehran's Jungle Park and died.