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.

Zeinab Karimi, footballer of the Kheibar women’s team of Khorramabad (capital of Lorestan Province in western Iran), experienced an inhuman treatment after being injured in the field.

“21 divorces are registered per hour.”

This is the latest statistics provided by the officials of the Iranian Welfare Organization. In other words, 439 couples get separated every day.

Women and men plundered by state-backed credit institutes of Caspian and Alborz-e Iranian (Arman) staged their gathering on Sunday, November 5, 2017, in front of Caspian Central Building in Tehran.

They stressed on their rights and demanded the institutes respectfully reimburse their money.

Students of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, northeastern Iran, staged a gathering on November 5, 2017 to protest the horrible quality of food served at the university’s restaurant.

The rate of suicide among Iranian women had a 66% rise in five years.

An expert on social ailments was cited by the state-run Khabar Online on November 3, 2017.

The article reveals that in the five years from 2011 to 2015, the rate of suicide among Iranian women had risen 66%.

Pupils of a girls’ primary school near Ahwaz, southern Iran, were punished for speaking their mother tongue in class.

On Iran’s national Student Day, November 4, one of the teachers of Hamza Primary School for Girls, noticed that her pupils were speaking together in Arabic.

On the fifth anniversary of Sattar Beheshti’s death under torture, his mother, Gohar Eshghi announced in a letter to the Iranian people that freedom is coming soon. The letter reads in part:

Women football players in Iran would be shown the yellow card if they do not properly cover all their hair during the games. If repeated, they would be shown the red card and sent off the field.

A young woman committed suicide by taking pills and died in Tehran’s Ekbatan township.

“The reason behind the death of the young woman whose body was found three days ago in Ekbatan was suicide,” Tehran’s Inspector in Criminal Affairs, Sajjad Manafi, made this announcement.