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.

On 12 July the female nurses' protest continued in Tehran. A group of over 70 nurses gathered outside the ministry of health building.
Also in Hamedan, over 150 nurses gathered outside the medical science university building for the third time.

Maryam Sadat Yahyavi, a social and political activist, has been sentenced to 7½ years behind bars. She was arrested in November 2014 by Revolutionary Guards security forces.

Iranian women are deprived of minimum living standards and poverty is on the rise amongst half of this country's population. Recent remarks made by a regime official involved in social and health affairs indicates that addicted women comprise 37% of the country's criminals, and there are even juveniles under the age of 18 seen amongst them.

News from northern Iran show that a number of workers' wives staged a gathering outside the city council in protest to not receiving wages on time and decrease of overtime work hours.

The catastrophe of homeless women has reached a point where Rouhani's advisor on women's affairs has officially admitted to it.
To the question "is the presented statistics by the women's advisory regarding homeless women a smear effort," Mollaverdi answered: we have presented these stats based on our observations.

On the 12th anniversary of photographer Zahra Kazemi's death in detention, Reporters without Borders voices concern about Iran's new code of criminal procedure, which imposes an additional restriction on the rights of prisoners of conscience, including journalists. From now on, they will have to choose their lawyers from an approved list.

Mothers who lost their loved ones in uprisings in Iran and/or many of whom remain in detention, have been active for six years in a movement called "Laleh Park Mothers".

Zila Mousavi, the mother of political prisoner Hossein Ronaghi Malaki, said her son's prison time is over and returning him behind bars is completely illegal. "However, if they arrest Hossein's father for conducting interviews and speaking to the media about our son's conditions, I will not remain silent and they cannot silence me," she said.

Failure to conform to the Islamic Republic's dress code, including wearing the mandatory black 'chador', or veil, causes women in Iran to become sick and suffer from illnesses in the intestines and stomach, a senior cleric of the Iranian regime has said.

Narges Mohammadi, a civil activist who has been detained in Evin Prison for the past two months, has written a letter expressing her protest regarding conditions inside the Iranian regime's prisons.