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.

Monthlies

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Iran’s women paying the price of freedom

 

Iranian women’s resistance in prisons overshadowed the news of February and March.

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Women are the driving force of Iran protests

 Iran saw nationwide demonstrations by all social sectors in the beginning of January. The uprising revealed that the regime is sitting on shaky grounds and continues to impact the atmosphere in a society that is simmering with discontent.

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Women are the face of the protests in Iran

 As December 2017 was coming to a close, the simmering wave of discontent took on a sharp turn and erupted into radical anti-government protests which shook the earth underneath the clerical regime and overshadowed all other issues.  

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A Glance at the Grim State of Women’s Sports in Iran

There were a number of important issues in the month of November. This bulletin makes brief references to some and focuses on women’s sports in Iran.

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Women’s participation in protests shows three-fold rise in a month

 Humiliating psychological punishments to crush women’s dignity

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Women’s protests in Iran show twofold rise in summer

Summer 2017 saw at least 58 acts of protest either staged by women or actively participated by them.

This is an average of almost 19 protests per month, which denotes a significant rise compared to the average 8.5 women’s protests in 2016.

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Rouhani’s failure to appoint a woman minister denotes Tehran’s instability

 

Rouhani’s new all-male cabinet was approved by the mullahs’ parliament or Majlis on August 20, 2017, providing further proof that not only he is not a moderate, but he is a demagogue and a charlatan who falsely promised to improve civil liberties including women’s rights, in his election campaign to win reelection.

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Extensive summer crackdown fails to make Iranian women comply

As the fate of the clerical regime in Iran is tied to the veil (Hijab) of women, every summer they feel threatened by this force for change. 

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Ban on women’s entry to stadiums climaxed in June

 

Denying women’s entry to stadiums to watch sports competitions once again climaxed in June, attracting attention to the lingering discrimination against women in Iran.

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Introduction

 

May was marked by two major developments in Iran. One was the elections and all its surrounding developments, and the other was widespread protests against looting of people's properties by the so-called credit companies. Women were actively involved in both of those activities.