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.

Friday, September 11, a 29-year-old woman, Havva, in Naishaboor, douzed herself with kerosene and set herself ablaze in front of her husband and son.
Her 30-year-old husband and little son who had attempted to help Havva's life, were seriously burnt.

There are 157 imprisoned women in Iran arrested for involuntary crimes, marking a two-fold increase up until August 2015, an Iranian official said.
"According to latest statistics, 79 female prisoners were registered in the country's prisons, however unfortunately,

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued his annual report expressing deep concerns over widespread and flagrant human rights violations and a wave of executions in Iran. UN General Assembly Resolution 69/190 calls on the Secretary-General to report the advances made in this regard

Members of the mullahs' parliament opposed the bill "granting citizenship to children born from mothers married to alien men and children of non-Iranian martyrs".
Hossien-Ali Amiri, Deputy Minister of Interior said the adoption of this law would create "security, political and social" problems for the country and increase immigration.

Monday, September 28, at 8.30 a.m., nurses and some doctors of Tehran's so-called Khomeini hospital staged a protest at the hospital's entrance after the Minister of Health arrived to pay a visit.

The Iranian regime's delegation left the hall, when the renowned Colombian singer Shakira started singing "Imagine", by John Lennon. They returned after the performance was over.

As security forces raided the house of Shapour Reshno, a civil activist in Andimeshk in Khuzestan Province (southwest), his terrified wife suffered a miscarriage and lost their child.

As medical test results of imprisoned civil activist Atena Daemi in Evin Prison were announced, it has been announced that she is not suffering from MS. However, it is now known that her physical problems in prison are due to the stress and nervous pressures imposed on her.

A state source shed light on the deteriorating status of the work force and social situation for women in Iran. "Currently a large number of educated people from the country's most credible universities have joined the growing population of waiters and janitors," he said.

“Women’s participation in the job market is 12.4% which has had 1% drop compared to last year,” said Deputy Iranian Labor Minister, Abol-Hassan Firouzabadi. He said every year, 100,000 women are excluded from the job market.