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.

Statements

In a shocking statistics, Rahmatollah Hafezi, an official of Tehran Municipality, acknowledged that there are 3000 women who sleep in the streets just in Tehran alone. According to Reza Jahangiri, another official of Tehran’s municipality, the average age of these women has declined to 17-18 years. He stated that the reason for the increase in the number of women who sleep in the streets is due to the spread of addiction.

On Friday night, 24 October , criminal gangs affiliated with the clerical regime attacked a 24 year-old woman and in an anti-human act splashed acid on her face. The crime was committed at 8:10 pm at the 3-way intersection of Malek Shahr in Isfahan by three criminals riding motorcycles who had their faces covered. One of the eyewitnesses identified one of the criminals as a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Basij force in that district.

Rise in protest against the anti-human crimes of the clerical regime and the splashing of acid on women and support the zealous Iranian women, especially the victims of this tragedy

Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, Chair of the NCRI Women’s Committee, expressed strong abhorrence for the tragic crime of splashing acid on the faces of women and girls in different cities.

We condemn the recent wave of acid attacks against Iranian girls and women for the sole crime of being women, being beautiful and not succumbed to the clerical regime’s misogynist laws. Courageous women in Iran have been targets of attacks by plain-cloths agents and we support the Iranian women who are in the forefront of the movement to establish freedom and democracy against the mullahs’ ruling Iran and their misogynist laws.

International call to save a female prisoner of 26 from execution

Reyhaneh Jabbari has been transferred to Gohardasht Prison to be criminally hanged

The Women's Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran calls on all international bodies and human rights organs to take urgent action to save the life of female prisoner Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, who is about to be executed.

NCRI Women's Committee - The implementation of the repressive gender segregation plan of segregating male and female employees in Tehran municipality which was announced last month by Tehran's Mayor Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf is now spreading to other agencies within the Iranian regime, according to the reports by state-run media reports.

Call to save the life of Reyhaneh Jabbari, young Iranian architect who is at the verge of execution for defending her dignity

 While over hundred years has passed since equality movement started, Reyhaneh Jabbari, a young Iranian architect, has spent more than seven years in the misogynous mullahs’ regime prison for defending her dignity against rape by an intelligence agent of the Iranian regime. She is at the verge of execution.

Supreme Leader of misogynic regime of mullahs described equal rights for women in employment and studies as utterly wrong convictions of the West that is obsolete and treacherous

NCRI - The Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran calls on all international bodies and human rights organizations, especially the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary executions and the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, as well as the bodies defending women’s rights to take urgent action to have the death sentence of Ms. Rayhaneh Jabbari, revoked.

NCRI - On the International Women's day, the Iranian regime's State Security Forces arrested at least 80 women during the clashes with members of families of Dervishes and political prisoners who attempted to gather to protest suppression of imprisoned Dervishes.