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 - In Amnesty International’s report on death penalty statistics across the globe in 2012, the section on Iran once again makes for grim reading. The Iranian regime under the mullahs' rule has the highest number of execution per capita in the world.

NCRI - April 10, 2013 - Iranian regime has announced a fresh clampdown on freedoms with a round of 'moral and social security plans' that will further restrict and oppress the population particularly women.

A Supreme Court judge, cleric Qorbani, stated: "If an Iranian woman marries a foreigner without governmental permission the marriage is accepted according to Sharia, however it is not a registered one so it can be prosecuted and according to article 645 of Islamic Penal Code, it will be reprimanded."

The United Nation’s latest report on Human Development was officially published yesterday. UN declared in its report: “Iran has been ranked 107th of 194 countries in the issue of gender discrimination.”

Women’s inequality is identified from 0 to 1 figures. The more the number is higher, the more it indicates a lack of equality between men and women in a country.

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.

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.