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 Security Force identified and arrested a woman whose picture had been circulated on the internet showing her walking around in the city without wearing the veil.

“Inside one’s car is not a private space; it is a public space and if an improperly veiled or –God forbid—an unveiled woman were inside, it would hurt the public atmosphere,” so said, mullah Movahhedi Kermani, Tehran’s Friday Prayer leader, on Friday this week.

Over 300 contract teachers staged a protest in Kerman on Thursday, July 13, 2017. They represented 38,000 contract teachers from across the country who have difficult working conditions and are not officially employed after 12 years.

Maryam Mirzakhani, a genius in mathematics and the first woman to win the Fields Medal in math, died today, July 15, 2017, in a hospital in the United States.

She had been battling with cancer for four years, the news of which spread only three days ago.

A seven-year-old girl became victim of sexual violence and murder in Parsabad.

It had been reported on June 19, 2017, that Atena Aslani was missing.

The state-run media in Iran published a document signed by the Iranian regime’s Vice President Is’haq Jahangiri, according to which all government decisions regarding the implementation of the UN Education 2030 document have to be annulled.

In a letter addressed to the ambassadors who visited Evin Prison on a guided tour on July 5, 2017, political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared said what they had witnessed was a “Potemkin village.”

A young woman in a Shahrood village was splashed with acid after midnight by two masked men. After 20 days, she finally died in hospital on July 8, 2017.

A considerable number of Bahaii women have been arrested and transferred to prison over the past week. They were either summoned by the judiciary in Gorgan or attacked and arrested by security forces.

Khamenei’s representative rejected women’s involvement in the economy and called for their marginalization.

In remarks made in Mashhad, mullah Alam-ol Hoda said, “One of the problems our society has to deal with today, is women’s excessive involvement in economic matters and in their husbands’ economic activities which is not appreciated in Islam because external (outside the house) and economic issues must not be relayed to women whatsoever.”