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.

In the last minutes before Atena Daemi’s dispatch to a medical center outside, the director of Evin’s clinic intervened and prevented her from leaving. 

Civil and women’s rights activist Safieh Gharebaghi was arrested by agents of the Intelligence Department of Zanjan as she was leaving home on Monday morning, July 17, 2017.

Commander of the State Security Force in Boushehr (southern Iran) announced that his forces will deal decisively with women who breach the culture of Hijab and veiling.

Women nurses staged a protest on two consecutive days on July 16 and 17, 2017, outside the Governor’s Office in Semnan (central north of Iran).

Agents of the State Security Force in Tehran engaged in shooting at a vehicle in Tehran’s Olympics Village in the morning of Monday, July 17, 2017, resulting in the shooting death of a young woman, and wounding of a young man. The third passenger managed to escape but was arrested later that day.

Members of an all-women music group, Hanareh, were not granted license to perform in concert.

Over the past one and a half years in Iran, sixteen nurses, women between 25 and 45 years of age, have died due to excessive pressure at their workplaces.

“We have 15-year-old divorcees in the country.” This was acknowledged by Parvaneh Salahshour, head of the women’s faction in the mullahs’ parliament.

Groups have been formed in Hamedan to confront improperly veiled women. Hamedan Justice Department’s deputy for prevention said this in an interview.

No women are going to be present in the 12th Cabinet and their presence stops at deputy minister. This was announced by Soheila Jelodarzadeh, Majlis deputy from Tehran.