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.

Four women, civil rights activists, were sentenced to 91 days in prison and 30 lashes of the whip for participating in a gathering in support of the prisoner of conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri.

Mahsa Roj'ati is lingering in solitary confinement of Evin Prison in dire physical conditions. She has been experiences nervous shocks, yet prison officials have refused to approve her transfer to hospital. And she remains deprived of receiving any medical care.

60 young men and women were arrested in a private party in Gorgan, north of Iran.

Women imprisoned in the Women's Ward of Evin Prison face numerous health problems after they have been denied hot water.

A number of female labor activists gathered in Sanandaj on May 10, 2017, to commemorate victims of the explosion in the Yort mine of Azadshar. Their gathering began with a minute of silence. They also read out a statement in support of workers’ right.

Fatemeh Mosanna, a political prisoner in Evin, is suffering from severe tendon injury in the leg because she was not given the necessary treatment at the time of injury.

Kurdish political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian has started a therapy strike in Khoy Prison.

In a letter to the General Prosecutor, Zeinab Jalalian’s lawyer wrote about his client’s refusal to accept any form of treatment.

Amnesty international issued an Urgent Action on May 9, calling for immediate hospitalization of Atena Daemi after 31days of hunger strike.

“Following 31 days of hunger strike in Tehran's Evin prison, Iranian human rights defender Atena Daemi is in poor health, and requires immediate hospitalization,” AI said.

Zahra Nemati, the archer who took part in the Rio 2016 Olympic, was banned from leaving the country by her husband.