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.

Over 100 pre-school teachers staged a protest on Monday, July 10, 2017, in front of the Governor’s Office in Yasouj, capital of southwestern province of Kohgilouyeh va Boyer Ahmad.

A number of girl students of nursing in Tehran boycotted their exams and held a rally on Monday, July 10, 2017, to protest a new directive by the Ministry of Health.

“All forms of abnormal behavior and improper veiling inside cars would be dealt with legally. SSF forces will counter the case and impound the vehicle belonging to those who are improperly veiled.”

The clerical regime organized a guided tour of Evin Prison for ambassadors of 45 countries on July 5, 2017. Subsequently, political prisoners Golrokh Iraee and Atena Daemi wrote an open letter to the above-said ambassadors on July 8 and explained the intolerable conditions of Evin Prison.

In a telephone contact with Nasim Sadeghi, the Revolutionary Court of Tabriz instructed her to appear in court at the first Branch on Saturday, August 15, 2017, when her charges will be examined.

A number of residents of Mashhad who have suffered financial loss after depositing money in the Caspian Credit Institute, staged a protest on Tuesday morning, July 11, 2017, on Koohsangi Ave. outside the Prosecutor’s Office in Mashhad. They chanted and cried out “God is Great!”

Shirin Samadi, a TV presenter, was banned from appearing on TV because she performed in a play.

The SSF commander of Robat Karim announced that a traditional restaurant in this region was sealed up for holding dance parties.

The head of the Union of Photographers and Cameramen said that the authorized units that work under the supervision of this union are not allowed to send men to weddings to take photographs.

A teenage girl was shot dead by her brother because of resisting against her forced marriage.

The victim has been identified as Narges Ali Shojaei, 17, from one of the villages of Behbahan (a town in southwestern Iran).