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 staff of Persian Gulf Hospital in Boushehr, southern Iran, staged a protest on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, against non-payment of their past due salaries.

Women and men plundered by Velayat-e Andisheh financial institute staged a march in Tehran on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, demanding their deposits and interests.

Kurdish civil rights and environmental activist, Soheila Mohammadi, was summoned by the Revolutionary Guards’ Intelligence on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Women and men plundered by the IRGC-backed fraudulent Caspian Institute gathered in protest outside its office in Golsar district of Rasht, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Farangis Mazloumi, mother of political prisoner Soheil Arabi, sent a message to her fellow compatriots on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, only a week ahead of the Persian New Year.

The lives of political prisoners Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee are in danger in Qarchak Prison.

Sunday, March 11, 2018, a group of prison staff broke into the room where Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee are imprisoned in Qarchak Prison, insulting and humiliating them in bid to compel them to move to the ward of mothers.

“No power can bend a woman who has chosen to be free,” so said woman political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian in a message sent out of Khoy Prison, northwestern Iran.

Students of Tehran’s Amir Kabir University (aka Polytechnique) staged a protest against heavy sentences issued for arrested students, on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

The women arrested on March 8, 2018, in an IWD gathering in Tehran, have been informed of their charges. Most of those arrested are accused of “acting against national security.”

The International Women’s Day was honored in an inverse manner by Friday prayer leaders across Iran who reiterated the regime’s reliance on imposing the compulsory veil on women to preserve their rule.