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.

The number of female heads of household is rising while their age is declining.

In a meeting Tuesday, December 15, with a group of professors and researchers from Slovania, on the status of women in Iran

Ministry of Intelligence agents arrested Parvane Rahmani, wife of Zabihollah Raufi, a member of Iran’s minority Baha’i community. This apprehension took place in the city of Sanandaj on December 22.

Media outlets in Iran have in the past few days reported about the “first” and “only” female municipality worker in Iran to claim women are present in any job in Iran.

Last night, my father, who has been on hunger strike for 15 days, was sent to hospital. After being in jail for 16 years he has experienced all kinds of conditions and punishments.

Models of marriages and families are changing in Iran due to extreme poverty, unemployment and dismal economic conditions.

A group of 32 men and women on tour in Nayeen (central Isfahan Province) were stopped by traffic police because they were travelling together in the same bus. The tourists were not allowed to enter the town.

Ruzbeh Gilasian and Elaheh Soroushnia have been kept in custody of Revolutionary Guards intelligence since last week.

The issue of homeless people in Tehran, and especially in Herandi neighborhood, has become very serious.

Eleven young women were intoxicated by gas at the students’ dormitory of Parvin E’tesami University in Khuy due to leakage of carbon monoxide gas.