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.

Pupils of a girls’ primary school near Ahwaz, southern Iran, were punished for speaking their mother tongue in class.

On Iran’s national Student Day, November 4, one of the teachers of Hamza Primary School for Girls, noticed that her pupils were speaking together in Arabic.

So, she yelled at the students and punished them by forcing them to write 100 times, “We should avoid speaking Arabic in class.”

Hamza Primary School is located in Beit Mahareb village in the periphery of Ahwaz where the inhabitants speak Arabic. (Farsi Al-Arabia.net – November 5, 2017)

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