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.

Kurdish woman activist, Najibeh Salehzadeh, was put on trial on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, for disseminating propaganda against the Iranian regime.

Ms. Salehzadeh is the wife of labor activist Mahmoud Salehi. She was tried at the First Branch of the Court of Saqqez. Her charge is based on her interviews with foreign radios.

A group of Iranian women gathered in the morning of March 8, 2018, outside the Labor Ministry in Tehran to honor the International Women’s Day.

Women plundered by the fraudulent Caspian financial Institute staged another picket line outside the company’s branch in Golsar, Rasht, capital of Gilan Province in northern Iran.

Woman political prisoner Golrokh Iraee is in dire conditions on the 30th day of her hunger strike.

Ms. Iraee is detained on internal exile in the notorious Qarchak Prison in Varamin, Tehran Province.

GENEVA (Reuters), March 5, 2018 - Iran has arrested activists and political opponents in a clampdown on freedom of expression as use of torture continues despite promises of reform, a United Nations report said on Monday.

Families of the arrested workers of the National Steel Group of Ahwaz staged a protest on Sunday, March 4, 2018 against the arrests of nine workers of this major industrial complex.

Girl students of Shinabad’s elementary school who became victims of fire five years ago are dissatisfied with their treatment and complain of the symptoms of numerous surgeries and anesthesia.

A young woman set herself on fire on Friday, March 2, 2018, in a residential complex in Yazd, capital of the central Iranian province of Yazd.

The 20-year-old student was taking care of an elderly living in this complex.

A large protest was staged on Saturday, March 3, 2018 outside the Iranian parliament in Tehran by women and men plundered by financial institutes affiliated with the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) including Caspian, Alborz-e Iranian and Samen-ol Hojaj.

Gianni Infantino, FIFA president, took part in a ceremony to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Iran's football federation in Iran. He attended the Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis, which was played at Azadi Stadium, where at least 35 women got arrested for trying to enter the ground.