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

NCRI - June 12, 2006 - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi calls on Iranian women and youths to support the women in Tehran in their struggle against the mullahs' regime

At 5 p.m. this afternoon, thousands of women gathered in 7 Tir (Rezaiiha) Square to protest against the misogynistic polices of the mullahs' regime in Iran. They were brutally attacked by suppressive forces.

Maryam Rajavi calls for urgent action by international bodies to secure release of detained demonstrators

NCRI - June 12, 2005 - Hundreds of brave women held an anti-government protest outside Tehran University today, protesting against the ruling mullahs' repressive and misogynous policies and calling for a boycott of the upcoming presidential election.

Statement by Women’s Committee of National Council of Resistance

In his recently published memoirs, Mr. Hossein-Ali Montazeri, the former heir apparent of Khomeini, refers to mass execution and systematic torture of women political prisoners in Iran, that has led to numerous women being killed or maimed under torture or losing their mental balance.