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.

Freshman student, Niloufar Moussavi, was expelled from Payam-e Nour University in Qazvin at the end of the first term exams, for her adherence to Baha'ii faith.

In an interview on March 17, 2017, the mother of Marjan Davari called for abolition of her daughter's death sentence.

Security forces attacked the residence of political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh on Wednesday night, March 15, 2017, and badly beat up her mother.

Christian prisoner of conscience, Maryam Naghash Zargaran, is presently in dire conditions suffering from severe physical weakness and weight loss. She is denied badly needed special care due to the heart operation she underwent last year.

One of the lawyers of Ms. Marjan Davari announced on March 15, 2017, that her team of lawyers had objected to the death sentence issued for this writer and researcher.

Tahereh Riyahi, journalist, was transferred from the Intelligence Ministry Ward 209 of Evin to the Women's Ward.

Despite her family's preparations to deposit her bail bond, civil rights activist Massoumeh Zia is going to spend the New Year holidays in prison.

Lisa Tebyanian was arrested on March 15, 2017, by security forces of the Province of Alborz, central Iran.

48 women have been arrested for participating in the traditional Iranian fire festival. 

The Intelligence Department of Mazandaran (northern Iran) summoned and gave warning to a bereaved mother over holding memorial ceremony for her murdered son.