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.

A woman was elected Wednesday as the first female to lead the UAE's Federal National Council, the half-elected parliament that serves as an advisory body, state news agency WAM reported.

Secretary of the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution, Mohammadreza Mokhber Dezfuli, announced that the mullahs' President Hassan Rouhani presided over a SCCR meeting during which he ordered a documented report on mixed-sex events held at universities

In a report published by official Iranian media, it was revealed that 40 cities in 13 Iranian provinces have the largest number of illiterate 6-year-old girls and older.

Zeinab Jalalian, a Kurdish woman imprisoned in Khuy Prison, suffers from serious eye problems and her conditions are reported as critical. The damages inflicted on her eyes has been a result of the torture and blows she has endured from interrogators.

Ayesheh Modaresi, the mother of labor activist Behnam Ibrahimzadeh said in defense of her son that he only acted based on his humanitarian duties and was imprisoned for this very reason. She says she is proud of her son.

Only a few days after Khamenei's remarks banning arrangement of co-ed events by cultural officials in universities, the state-run ISNA news agency reported on Monday that there was a mixed-sex fashion show in Firouzeh auditorium of the University of Birjand (northeastern South Khorassan Province),

Unemployed educated girls who set up a stall at Tehran's Press Fair this year, attracted a lot of attention because of their rare undertaking. They resorted to sale of steam-cooked sweet beets and hot lima beans, both popular snacks among Iranians, because they could earn better money in this way.

Hajar Safari was executed on Thursday, November 11, 2015, in Tabriz Prison on the alleged charge of drug trafficking.

Sixteen Baha'iis were arrested on Monday, November 14, 2015, in Tehran, Isfahan and Mashhad. The women among those arrested were: Negar Bagheri, Nava Monjazeb, Helia Moshtaq (Tehran);

In a letter to Tehran's Prosecutor General, Nargess Mohammadi, Vice President of the Iranian Lawyers' Guild and human rights activist, described the details of her transfer to hospital and her treatment at the hospital by prison guards.