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 young woman threw herself off a bridge in Zanjan, northwestern Iran, on March 1, 2018.

The woman who had committed suicide due to family problems was transferred to hospital.

Laboratory employees of Razi Hospital in Ahwaz went on strike on Friday, March 2, 2018, to protest against the government’s failure to pay their salaries for six months.

“We will not allow anyone to jeopardize our national security.”

These were the words of Hossein Rahimi, commander of the Greater Tehran’s State Security Force (SSF) in speaking about women who drop their veil in public.

Social ailments in Iran have reached a critical level, impacting social security, as well.

Afrashteh, executive deputy of the mullahs’ parliament, pointed out the above in a speech at a film festival on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Iran Women arrested enter stadium

Two young women were arrested on Thursday, March 1, 2018, as they were trying to enter Tehran’s Azadi Stadium to watch the football game between Iran’s top teams, Persepolis and Esteghlal.

On the same day, the State Security Force announced that 35 women had attempted to enter Azadi Stadium to watch the game but were prevented and led to another place! (The state-run ROKNA news agency – March 1, 2018)

In another act of protest, the associations supporting women in Tehran boycotted the game in solidarity with women and in protest to the ban on women’s entry to stadiums.

Iran: women students deprived education

Five nursing students, including two young women, have been deprived of continuing their education for one year at the Medical School of Tehran’s Melli University (aka Beheshti.

 Iran: Plundered women protest against Caspian Rasht

Plundered women staged a protest Wednesday, February 28, 2018, outside Caspian financial institute’s branch in Rasht, northern Iran.

Protesters pelted eggs and splashed paint at the building belonging to the fraudulent firm.

Iran Two women suicide Tabriz

Two teenage girls threw themselves off a bridge in Tabriz, capital of East Azerbaijan Province in northwestern Iran, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

The two young women, 17, survived and were transferred to hospital.

A group of retirees, a large group of whom were women, staged a protest outside the Labor Ministry in Tehran on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

A Fine Arts student of Tehran University, Parisa Rafii, was abducted by plainclothes agents Sunday evening, February 25, 2018, as she was leaving the campus. 

After four days, the family this 21-year-old student of photography have been informed that she is being detained in Evin Prison.