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.

Women in History

1848- Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is one of the graduate schools of Boston University. Founded in 1848, the medical school holds the unique distinction as the first institution in the world to formally educate female physicians.

1984 - Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was born on 19 November 1917 in Allahabad

1944 – Anne Frank and Sister Margot Frank are deported from Auschwitz to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

1966The National Organization for Women (NOW

1879 - Luisa Capetillo- (October 28, 1879 – October 10, 1922) was one of Puerto Rico's most famous labor organizers. She was also a writer and an anarchist who fought for workers and women's rights.

1988 – National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar

1837 – Louisa Lee Schuyler was born in October the 26, 1837.

1900- Funmilayo Ransome Kuti, (25 October 1900 Abeokuta, Nigeria - 13 April 1978 Lagos, Nigeria),

1901 – On her 63rd birthday, Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to survive going over Niagra Falls in a barrel.

1850 – The first National Women’s Rights Convention