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.

A number of women working at the Behesht Zahra mortuary in Tehran objected to the Tehran Criminal Court's verdict.

Those who are indifferent to improper veiling and non-veiling in society, both ordinary people and officials, are actually indifferent to insults to the Prophet.

The Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Mazandaran’s capital announced that the Judiciary will tackle, seriously and legally, the problem of women dropping their veils.

The State Security Force (SSF) is going to launch a plan in Karaj-Chaloos Road to clampdown on women under the pretext of improper veiling.  

With more than one million widowed women, Iran presently ranks first among 40 countries with regards to the number of widows.

A 12-year-old girl committed a fatal suicide by taking pills after she was raped by a 30-year-old man. The incident took place in the city of Gorgan in province of Golestan, northern Iran.

Aria Hejazi, Director General of Khorasan Razavi’s Coroner’s Office, announced that in the period spanning from March 2016 to March 2017 (Iranian year 1395), some 7,385 cases of abuse of spouses have been registered by the Coroner’s Office, 6,923 of which were women.

During the first quarter of the Persian year 1396 (March 21 – June 21, 2017), thirteen Kurdish women and girls have committed suicide and died.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Khamenei criticized implementation of the UNESCO’s 2030 document.

“Westerners’ canals for setting models for the country must be blocked," Khamenei said in a meeting with university professors, instructors and scientific faculty members.

The commander of SSF Moral Security Police said, the SSF forces may enter private beaches along the Caspian Sea and other Iranian beaches for inspection purposes.