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.

Aliyeh Eghdam-Doost

An Iranian woman, Aliyeh Eghdam-Doost, a teacher, was sentenced to 9 months of imprisonment and 74 lashes.

Ms. Aliyeh Eghdam-Doost was among six teachers arrested in a teachers’ protest gathering in Tehran on May 10. Her trial had been held on September 5, 2018.

women's rights activist

No news is available on the fate of three Iranian women's rights activists 25 days after their arrests. Women's rights activists Hoda Amid, Najmeh Vahedi and Rezvaneh Mohammadi, are lingering in jail under undetermined status. It is not clear why the three women’s rights activists have been held in detention.

women’s national futsal team

Bankrupt economic conditions in Iran have had its adverse impact on sports, too. Despite winning Asia’s championship, Iranian women’s national futsal team lacks funding or any form of financial support in Iran.

Baha’i Iranians

The wave of arrests of Baha'i Iranians and denying them education has continued in Iran over the past days. Many of the victims have been women. Five Baha’i women were arrested and another 12 female Baha'i Iranians were deprived of pursuing their education despite passing the university entrance exam with good grades.

Golestan nurses

Golestan nurses working in various medical hospitals in this northern Iranian province have reported that they have not been paid their wage claims. They said, "We have up to a year of unpaid wage arrears,” and “we are tired of this discrimination."

Soccer coach

A male soccer coach was arrested for training the Iranian women’s national soccer team at a training camp in one of the northern cities of Iran.

women heads of household

With the deteriorating economic situation in Iran, women heads of household have suffered economic pressures twice as much in recent months. Now, with the start of the school year, the expenses for their children’s education have been added to their concerns.

Provision of Security for Women

Eight years after the drafting of the bill for Provision of Security for Women, the bill has yet to be approved by the mullahs’ parliament.

female journalist

All female journalists and administration staff of the ANA news agency, belonging to the so-called Islamic Azad (Free) University, were dismissed from their jobs just because of their gender.

women’s entrance

Ban on women’s entrance to sports stadiums was once again reiterated by officials on Monday, September 17, 2018, ahead of the Asian League game between Tehran’s Persepolis and Qatar’s Ad-Dahil.