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.

Monthlies

Download PDF

Introduction

The month of March 2016 marked international women’s day celebrations as well as the beginning of the Persian New Year, ‘Norouz’.

Download PDF

Introduction

The month of February in Iran was marked by mounting pressure on female prisoners and increasing restrictions on their medical services.

Download PDF

Introduction

 The brutal crackdown and violations of women’s rights continued throughout the first month of 2016 in Iran. Long jail sentences were given to human rights activists and prisoners who were constantly deprived of their fundamental human rights.

Download PDF

Introduction:

During the last month of 2015, Rouhani’s government intensified public executions and carried out ruthless punishments such as stoning and persecution of women for issues such as not observing mandatory dress codes and for participating in human rights activities.

Download PDF

Introduction:

The month of November witnessed numerous developments regarding women’s activities and protests as well as crackdown on them and arrests, in Iran.

Downlaod PDF

Introduction:

In the month of October we witnessed the execution of a young woman, Fatemeh Salbehi, who was a minor at the time of alleged crime and subsequent arrest and imprisonment.

The month of September witnessed imprisoned women rising up for their rights. They were placed under ever more pressure. They were deprived of minimum medical services and state agents prevented any urgent care for them.

The month of August was a month of expansion in women’s crackdown and new of oppression against women. This month began with the execution of an innocent women in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, and ended with the approval of the “Plan to Protect Hijab and Virtue”.

The month of July was full of protests and perseverance by Iranian women seeking their due rights. During the holy month of Ramadan detentions and pressures on women increased under the pretext of hijab; conditions of detained women inside prisons became harsher and young women were always targets of crackdown plans

June began with the execution of women and ended with crackdown measures against them, banning their entrance into sports stadiums. Moreover, new crackdown - including gender segregation in the state radio TV organization – are further signs of an increase on limitations and discrimination against women.