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.

The state-run Tabnak website reported, "The latest statistics of psychological disorder spreading amongst women is 26% and 15% amongst men, showing women are ranked first with an 11% differential on depression!"

The number of single mothers is increasing rapidly across Iran.

A state official made shocking remarks on the status of workers in Iran and the difference between the salaries of women and men workers in factories.

State-run Tasnim news agency quoted a senior mullah named Sobhani who said, “Today girls are being educated and they have Bachelor’s degrees and PhDs, but housekeeping is disappearing! If universities produce women who leave housekeeping and look for foreign employment, this is against Islamic objectives.”

The Iranian regime’s Ministry of Interior has published instructions on hijab regulations for government employees and the private sector.
Those working in the country’s administrative bodies and private firms must respect the following dress codes:

NCRI - On Friday, 19 June 2015, during a Volleyball World League match at Azadi Stadium in Tehran, the suppressive elements and hirelings of the Iranian regime severely attacked Iranian women and even Iranian or foreign female reporters battering and preventing them from entering the volleyball hall of 12,000 seats capacity.

Water has been cut off over the past days in the heat of summer in Varamin's Qarchak Prison for women, aggravating the already inhuman and intolerable conditions in this notorious camp, also known as Kahrizak II.

As state-run sources in Iran reported of gatherings held by those opposing women’s presence in sports stadiums, a number of pro-regime extremists also held rallies in Tehran. State-run sources described them as “Protesters opposing women’s presence in stadiums”.

A number of teachers in Isfahan held a rally on 17 June with the participation of a significant number of female teachers, to follow up on their demands. An increase in wages and free education were two important requests raised by the teachers.

While various reports indicate the “Mahabad incident” case (referring to the death of Farinaz Khosravani) has been closed by the Iranian regime’s Minister of Interior, the lawyer following up on this portfolio said, “This case remains open and investigations are continuing.