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.

NCRI - March 15, 2013 - Iranian regime's science minister Kamran Daneshjoo has said he wants to impose gender segregation on all universities in the regime.
Daneshjoo told Iran's state-run television he was committed to abolishing all mixed-sex higher education in the country.

NCRI - The Iranian regime transferred 27 female prisoners on March 5, from Evin to Qarchak Prison in Varamin, southern Tehran.
The identity of these prisoners is still unknown. The transfer of prisoners to different prisons around the country has increased in the previous months.

NCRI – February 18, 2013 - The Iranian regime’s henchmen hanged two women prisoners on Sunday in Karoon Prison in southwestern city of Ahwaz.

Zahra Jabari is in Iranian regime's dungeons only for being PMOI relative

Call to save the life of political prisoner Zahra Jabbari, a relative of the residents of Camp Ashraf

Shabnam Madadzadeh is a 24-year old Iranian university student and activist who, for the past three years, has endured more than 1000 days behind bars. She is currently held in Tehran’s Evin prison. She is forced to tolerate constant abuse and torture because no one hears her voice.

Stop Fundamentalism – Iranian women are now officially banned from having ice cream on a cone in some public and recreational areas in Tehran, says INA news agency.

NCRI- A senior commander of Iranian regime’s repressive State Security Forces says the force will include women units which “will be transformed to operational battalions in the times of crisis” and “riots,” state-run media reported on Saturday.

(WNN) Tehran, IRAN: After ending her 49 day long hunger strike a few days ago, Iranian human rights attorney Ms. Nasrin Sotoudeh sent a letter from her Tehran, Iran prison cell in Evin prison to the ‘outside’ world thanking those activists and

AFP - November 30, 2012 -  Women can not contest Iran's June 14 presidential election, a member of the Islamic state's electoral watchdog said in media reports on Friday, dashing the hopes of some 30 female candidates.

Committee of Human Rights Reporters- Elmira (Farah) Vazehan, political prison behind bars in the women’s ward in Evin prison has launched a hunger strike on October 5, 2012 in protest of being barred from receiving medical treatment.