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 committed suicide and died in the city of Boukan in Iranian Kurdistan on November 6, 2017.

Sheida Nouri, 27, committed suicide by hanging herself. No further information about the reason of her suicide is available.

A group of plundered women and men gathered in protest outside the office of Melal Institute (Arman) in the city of Gachsaran, (in Kohgilouyeh and Boyer Ahmad Province, southern Iran) on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.  

Iranian nurses consisting of a high number of women work under unbearable conditions which have led to the deaths of a number of them. However, Iran’s clerical regime has so far not attended to this problem to find a genuine solution.

Plundered men and women gathered for the second day outside the Ministry of Agricultural Crusade (Jihad) in Tehran on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. They have been looted by Vali Asr Financial Institute and protested the government’s support for the crooked institute.

Three young Baha’is, including two women, were sentenced each to five years of prison for following up on their cases of being deprived of higher education.

“We are going to prove that 90 per cent of child laborers get raped.”

This was said by the executive director of the Organization of Social Services in Tehran’s Municipality following a research done on 400 child laborers.

A group of plundered men and women gathered in protest outside the Ministry of Agricultural Crusade (Jihad) in Tehran on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

An Iranian Kurdish woman is under torture and inhuman pressures to make false televised confessions.

Chini Akharkhoob, from Saqqez, a city in Iranian Kurdistan Province, who was arrested by intelligence agents on September 26, 2017, is still in prison after 40 days. The Department of Intelligence has told Ms. Akharkhoob that they would release her only after she speaks out against Kurdish opposition parties before the camera.

A pregnant woman suffered a miscarriage after intelligence agents raided her residence in Sanandaj, capital of the Iranian Kurdistan.

A mother hugged her toddler and jumped off a building in Shahr-e Kord, capital of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in south central Iran. ‌Both died instantly.