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.

Manifold restrictions for young women and girls

Manifold restrictions for young women and girls pose one of the greatest problems in the therapy rooms of psychiatrists and in judicial centers.

Iran women participated

Iran women participated in protests by different sectors in Tehran, Gachsaran, Shiraz and Sanandaj, which actively continued on Sunday and Monday, July 15 and 16, 2018.

Eight women were among the arrested

Eight women were among the arrested members of a modeling network in Hormozgan Province, southern Iran. The SSF Commander of Hormozgan announced this on Monday, July 16, 2018.

Kurdish political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian

Kurdish political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian called on the people of Iran as well as international human rights organizations to take action to abolish the death penalty in Iran.

Nurses and teachers

Nurses and teachers have held protests in recent days in Tehran and Qazvin (northwest of Tehran).

Some 300 women and men who work as nurses gathered on Saturday, July 14, 2018, outside the building of the Cooperative Credit Fund of the Nursing Organization in Tehran. They demanded to have their deposits refunded to them or receive the loans they have been promised.

Sufi woman Sepideh Moradi

Sufi woman Sepideh Moradi refused to appear before the court on Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Imprisoned in Qarchak Prison (a.k.a. Shahr-e Ray) in Varamin, Sufi woman Sepideh Moradi Sarvestani is protesting denial of access to defense lawyers for Sufi prisoners and the prison authorities’ failure to observe the due process of law.

Elite student Sara Ayineh

Elite student Sara Ayineh was among the 27 victims of a horrendous bus crash in Sanandaj, capital of the Iranian Kurdistan Province in western Iran.

Elite student Sara Ayineh studied biology at a high school for talented students and had passed the exam for the first stage of Science Olympiad for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Women participated

Women participated in protests of various sectors across the country, including teachers and defrauded investors. Women were also active in the protests over the water crisis.

Baha’ii student Sogol Zabihi

Baha’ii student Sogol Zabihi was deprived of continuing her education. She was a sophomore undergraduate student of graphics at Rasam University of Karaj who was dismissed from school for her faith.

Detention and suppression of women in Iran

Detention and suppression of women in Iran continues under the pretext of alleged anti-regime activities and opposition to the mandatory veil, and heavy sentences are issued for women.