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.

Sadegh Larijani, head of the regime’s judiciary said, “Article 8 of the constitution allows individuals in the Islamic Republic of Iran to encourage people to ‘promote virtue’ as the duty of all. The Majlis (parliament) done its best to support ‘promoting virtue and prohibiting vice’ because it is necessary and there is no doubt in it.”

A group of prisoners affiliated to the regime attacked political prisoner Negar Haeri and viciously beat her in Qarchak Varamin Prison on October 27, 2014. As a result, Negar suffered severe injuries, including major damages to one of her eyes.

From March to September 2014, forty women activists have been arrested in different cities across Iran. A significant number of these arrested women belong to religious and ethnic minorities including 16 Baha’is, 8 Christians and 6 Kurdish activists.

The Global Gender Gap report, covering a total of 142 countries this year, measures gaps between women and men in four key areas: political empowerment, economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, and health and survival.

Reyhaneh Jabbari, hanged in the early morning of October 26, 2014 in Gohardasht Prison, was buried in Tehran’s renowned ‘Beheshte Zahra’ cemetery.  Her family and a number of her friends and relatives were present at the funeral.

The current session of the UN General Assembly should refer Iran’s dossier of human rights violations to the Security Council

Conducting negotiations and dealing with a bloodthirsty regime that honors no pact or agreement is a dagger in the heart of human rights

Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who was hanged yesterday by the Iranian regime’s henchman after 7 years imprisonment had released her will in a voice message from prison. .

The United States on Saturday condemned the hanging of the Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, who had been imprisoned for over seven years.

"We condemn this morning's execution in Iran of Reyhaneh Jabbari," said the statement by State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki.

Agents of the Iranian regime's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) arrested Ms. Nasrin Sotoudeh outside the Interior Ministry on Saturday, October 25 while she was protesting against the recent wave of brutal acid attacks on women and girls.

The Iranian regime’s henchman hanged Reyhaneh Jabbari after being sentenced to death for stabbing an agent of the regime’s intelligence that tried to rape her.