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.

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A young woman who had been arrested during Iran uprising in December 2017-January 2018 has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Massoumeh Mohammadi, 23, a student residing in Fereydoon-kenar, is presently detained in the Prison of Babol, in Mazandaran Province, in northern Iran.

According to the data collected by the Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, at least 500 women were arrested by the clerical regime in the protests that started in late December 2017 and continued into mid-January 2018. Those arrested included a large number of female students, the identities of whom have not been disclosed, yet.

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