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 plundered by the fraudulent Caspian Credit Institute in Kerman (southern Iran), 2,000 railway stewardesses, and the hospital staff in Karaj (west of Tehran) staged protests.

East Azerbaijan Province leads the Iranian provinces in early marriages of girl children 10 to 15 years old, ranking second only to Khorassan Razavi Province, NE Iran.

Zeinab Taheri, a lawyer, has been summoned to the Second Branch of the Cultural and Media Court, on the charge of distorting public opinion and disseminating false information.

Ms. Sharifeh Zarrini (Dayeh Sahrifeh), mother of death-row political prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi, wrote a letter to Federica Mogerini, EU Foreign Policy Chief, urging her to demand revocation of her son’s death penalty in her negotiations with the Iranian regime.

Employees of Payam Noor University of Mashhad, northeastern Iran, including women employees, staged a protest at the university.

New groups of guidance patrols will begin their crackdown on women in Ardebil, northwestern Iran.

The General Prosecutor of Ardebil announced that new vice patrols are going to begin their activities in Ardebil.

Thousands of residents of Kazerun participated in the funeral procession of three young men martyred in the recent protests in Karezun on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Women’s participation was particularly extensive.

Women actively participated in protest gatherings of students and plundered people in Tehran and Rasht, capital of Gilan Province, in northern Iran.

The State Security Force (SSF) arrested 10 young women and men at a party in Rasht, capital of Gilan Province in northern Iran.

The SSF raided a party held in a house in Gilan Boulevard of Rasht on May 21, 2018, arresting 10 young women and men who were subsequently handed over to judicial authorities.

The life of a prisoner of conscience in the notorious Qarchak Prison for women is in danger.

Prisoner of conscience Shahnaz Kian Asl (Kiani) was transferred to the dispensary of Qarchak Prison of Varamin on Saturday, May 19, 2018, upon insistence of inmates, but was returned to the ward without receiving medical care.