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.

Civil rights activist Leila Mir-Ghaffari was arrested by security forces on May 18, 2017, and transferred to an unknown location. 

There has been no news about her charges.

One of the female students of Persian Gulf University throw herself over the dormitory building and had her spinal cord broken.

Four women disappeared in the flood that overran the village of Seyyed Mohammad in Charmahal-e Bakhtiari Province, southwestern Iran.

Two women, civil rights activists, Mahsa Roj'ati and Mehrak Karimpour Andalibi, are still detained in limbo in Ward 241 of Evin prison.

Mahsa Roj'ati was arrested on Jan 2, 2017, at the airport as she was departing for Canada.

Mehrnaz Haghighi, a physician, was finally transferred to the women's ward of Evin Prison in Tehran after 70 days in custody.

Based on a video clip published on the social media, the State Security forces attempted to run over a young women on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Ardakan, in central Iranian Yazd Province.

Fifty-five men and women were arrested for taking part in a private party in Kerman, southern Iran.

Reuters, May 7, 2017, ABUJA - Boko Haram militants have released dozens of schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, officials said on Saturday.

“Women's share of high-level responsibilities in the Municipality of Tehran, is zero percent,” Mohammad Haghani, head of Tehran City Council's environmental committee, said.

Political prisoner Atena Daemi was transferred to Evin's infirmary due to her dire physical conditions on the 27th day of her hunger strike.