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.

Boris Johnson condemned Iran’s detention of British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and offered to visit her in prison.

Speaking to a committee of MPs, Mr. Johnson attacked both Ms. Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s conviction for spying as a mockery of justice and her treatment by the authorities in Tehran.

People plundered by Alborz-e Iranian (Arman) institute held their protest at 10 a.m. on November 3, 2017, at the Iranian Press Exhibition in Tehran. People who have suffered financial losses, chanted slogans against the mullahs’ Supreme Leader: “Khamenei, shame on you, step down from your throne!” They also called for the ouster of Saif, head of Iran’s Central Bank.

With protesters joining from other Iranian provinces, the retired government employees continued their protest for a fifth day on November 4, 2017, in front of the Budget and Planning Organization in Tehran. They had initially announced that their protest was set for four days.

The retired government employees who had started their protest on October 30, in front of the Budget and Planning Organization in Tehran, completed the fourth day of their sit-in gathering on November 2, 2017.

The World Economic Forum (WEF) issued its 2017 report on November 2, finding the parity gap widening for the first time since it began publishing the Global Gender Gap Report in 2006.

Rouhani’s deputy in women and family affairs admitted that women are absent in high-level management posts in Iran. She also noted “the unjust outlook on women” in the regime’s laws.

Students of the University of Applied Sciences gathered outside the Ministry of Sciences and Higher Education in the Iranian capital.

The gathering took place on October 31, 2017 where young women and men protested the ruling to shut down their school.

Iran’s hard working women show their talent and competence in every opportunity despite numerous obstacles created by the ruling regime to exclude them from the sports arena and lack of any form of government support.

The rate of death among women due to addiction has increased 8.5% in Iran in the past six months compared to the same period last year.

This was announced by Mohammad Reza Ghadirzadeh, Head of the Center of Studies on Addiction in the Coroner’s Office.

Women have actively participated and played leading roles in numerous protests and anti-government gatherings across Iran on October 29 and 30, 2017, against state-backed institutes that have plundered people’s savings and deposits.