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.

According to reports by the state-run Mehr news agency, the Committee on Media Oversight has suspended the “Today’s Women” Magazine, based on Article 2.6 of the Press law, stating some of the material published by this media outlet are in contrast with public virtue, and the case has been sent to court.

According to Dariush Arman, a member of Iran Kidney Patients Association, after enduring two years of painful dialysis, 8-year-old  ‘Shakila Rakhshani’ received a kidney transplant with the support of the Kidney Patients Association.

The state-run ‘Roze Nour’ website wrote a piece on two other jobs and social activities banned for women under the mullahs’ rule:
“Any income for a cosmetologist is forbidden if:

Three people were recently hanged in Rasht Central Prison according to a report from Golestan Province’s (northern Iran) judiciary’s public relations. One of the victims was a 48-year-old woman by the initials F.Y. executed for selling drugs and possessing and transferring 2.77 kg of opium.

The Iranian regime has launched a new wave of despicable regulations for elementary school children, to remind them that their childhood has come to an end and they must be placed under the mullahs’ misogynist laws.

A few days ago Hakimeh Shokri, a political prisoner, civil rights activist, and defender of families who lost their loved ones during the 2009 uprisings, who has been in prison for 2 years, was summoned to the public prosecutor’s office. The judge asked this political prisoner: Are you still standing by your position?

The Youth Journalist Club associated to the regime’s Revolutionary Guards asked the opinion of five senior mullahs on the presence of women in sports stadiums.

As reported by the state-run IRNA news agency, 1,325,000 people have been identified as drug addicts in Iran under the corrupt rule of the mullahs. 10% of these individuals are women.

Abdulreza Rahmani, the mullahs’ Interior Minister stated in a press conference, the advances made on imposing mandatory hijab regulations against women. However, he couldn’t ignore the regime’s defeats in this regard.

According to state-run Mehr, 5.7 million of the educated youth practically play no role in the country’s productivity.

Statistics show 65.6% of women with higher education (3.4 million) were unemployed from March 2013 to March 2014.