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.

Another woman has been sentenced to flogging on baseless charges.

A married woman, Susan, has been sentenced to 99 lashes after her husband complained against her.

According to a footage taken by hidden camera by Susan’s husband, she was working at home with her university professor on a project. The regime’s judges issued death sentences for both despite their claim of innocence.   

Ms. Beatriz Becerra, Member of European Parliament from Spain, declared support for the Iranian people’s massive call for democracy in a number of tweets.

Courageous women and men of Iran braved massive repression in more than 50 cities across the country in the fifth day of their protests for freedom on Monday, January 1, 2018.

Security forces prevent Ms. Gohar Eshghi from leaving her house on January 1, 2018. Ms. Eshghi was wearing a white shroud and intended to join the protests in Tehran.

Eleven persons including three women were arrested in Parand Sunday night, December 31, 2017.

Parand is located in Robat Karim, southwest of Tehran. Abdollah Pashaki, the State Security Force commander of Robat Karim in southwest Tehran, announced that those arrested were among the protest leaders and active protesters. (The state-run ILNA news agency – January 1, 2018)

Iranian women and men continued their struggle for freedom shoulder to shoulder on Sunday, December 31, 2017, and clashes and confrontations with the regime’s suppressive forces continued until midnight in more than 40 cities.

Member of European Parliament Anthea McIntyre, a long-time supporter of the Iranian Resistance and women, declared support for the struggle of Iranian women in a tweet. She tweeted on December 31, 2017:

Women continue to have an active presence on the fourth day of the nationwide uprisings in Iran on Sunday, December 31, 2017. They brazenly stood up to the security forces and confronted them.

In the protest gathering in Rasht, northern Iran, women had a remarkable presence.

Dozens of women participating in the uprisings and protests across Iran on Saturday, December 30, 2017, were beaten and arrested.

The photo of a young woman who had been brutalized and bloodied by security forces in Gorhardasht, Karaj (west of Tehran) has been circulating on the internet and in the social media.

As nationwide protests continued in over 30 cities in Iran on Saturday, December 30, 2017, women played a significant role at the forefront of the protest demonstrations.