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.

Assal Ismaielzadeh, a photojournalist, was arrested on June 19, 2017, at Tehran’s Prosecutor’s Office while accompanying her husband.

It is essential to take legal action against and confront improperly veiled women who break the social norms and the Prosecutor’s Office will do so with strength and might.

Father breaks silence after eight years about his daughter’s death.

Maryam Soodbar, 21, was a Tehran University student. Security forces struck her in the head with truncheons during a demonstration on June 20, 2009. She died later that night upon returning home.

A young woman in Semnan was victim of an acid attack. The cause and motif of this action have not been clarified, yet.

The longest-serving Kurdish woman imprisoned in Orumiyeh Prison is on the verge of execution after 17 years in jail.

Three women were put on trial on Saturday morning, June 17, 2017, in the 3rd Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Mashhad.

169,000 children are deprived of education in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan.

A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht prison of Karaj wrote a letter to Asma Jahangir, the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran, to protest the physical abuse of their wives and daughters during inspections before their prison visits.  

International Association of Women for Human Rights called for attention to the systematic deprivation of women in Iran.

A group of girl student staged a protest outside the Ministry of Sciences in Tehran. The protesters were applicants for Masters of Science in Business Management and were protesting reduced admissions in this field for academic year 2017-2018.