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.

Iranian Regime's Misogynist Laws

The Iranian regime’s parliament adopted the general outlines of the Comprehensive Plan of Population and Upgrading of Families in 2013, with the aim of population growth.

Excerpts of Montazeri’s book on the rape of women in the Iranian regime’s prisons:

In December 2000, Hossein Ali-Montazeri, a 79-year-old cleric who had been for 10 years the designated successor to Khomeini,

As remarkable as Iranian women's participation in the struggle for social change and equality has been both in ancient and post-Islam Iran, its consistent and growing trend should be explored in the post-Constitutional Movement era at the start of the twentieth century.

The state-run Mashreq news website published segments of the reactionary inheritance law under the mullahs’ regime in relation to women. The following is to provide an understanding of the depth of this regime’s animosity towards women, although this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Considering that the new law ‘supporting’ children without caretakers or those with irresponsible caretakers have allowed single women to take custody of a girl, a footnote on article 27 of this law that has become very controversial, indicates the legalization of marriage of a caretaker with their adopted child, with the consent of a court.

State-run Khabar online July 2012

This year, 36 different universities in Iran, are banning any female student to enroll in several fields of study. Such fields of study were open to all students, male and female last year but a ban has been implemented for the entry of the female students to those fields this year...

The women in Iran only occupy 12% of the work force.

Based on the latest statistics, the women participation is much less than their male counterparts. According to the official reports, men occupy about 60% of the workforce while women occupy 12%.

The advancements and achievements of women in the Resistance movement, particularly their occupation of leadership and command positions, translate into the reality that women will annihilate the mullahs' misogynous regime.

Between 1989 and 1993, this drive for equality had taken major strides forward. New values and views on women dominated the movement. As these qualified women began to directly affect the everyday affairs of each department, I began receiving daily reports from men, underlining the serious and effective impact of women's role.

Massoud Rajavi believed that the solution must come from the top, with the participation of women in the leadership. Some concurred; others believed that the solution must come from below, with women's increased participation in executive affairs.