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.

One of the officials of the Ministry of Health said, “In 2014, nineteen divorces were registered every hour.” Mohammad Islami added, “Eighty per cent of those getting divorces are under 30 years of age.”

A group of women from Sanandaj visited the family of political prisoner, Sirvan Nejavi, on Sunday, August 16, in Sardasht, Iranian Kurdistan.

Atena Da’emi, 27 and a civil rights activist imprisoned in Evin Prison’s women’s ward, is suffering from Muscular Sclerosis (MS) and is in very bad health conditions.  She was reportedly sound and healthy when first imprisoned but contracted this illness under interrogation and in solitary confinement where she was held for 57 days.

The catastrophe of runaway girls in Tehran is far from ending. The head of the Iranian regime’s Welfare Organization in Tehran made a shocking statement about runaway girls.

In a regional gathering on the role of social-psychological health of girls, it was revealed that Iranian girls do not have equal opportunities for growth and development.

The teenage girls' national team was in good condition, but could not win its way to the Asian Championship games because no country accepted to have games with the Iranian team.

Over 114,000 people registered for the Education Ministry's teachers' exam. According to the quotas designated by the Education Ministry, 2941 men and only 762 women can be accepted after passing the exam.

In a meeting with the new commander of the State Security Forces (SSF), Ayat Sobhani said, "Women who are improperly veiled make a mockery of the state."

32,252,090 women are in the working age in Iran, but only 4,289,528 of them are economically active and the other 27,962,562 women have no role in the country's economy.