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

NCRI Women's Committee Monthly Report - October 2018

NCRI Women's Committee Monthly Report - October 2018

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October marked by execution of a woman in Iran

 

Just a week before the International Day against the Death Penalty, the Iranian regime executed a woman who was a juvenile at the time of the alleged crime.

Zeinab Sekaanvand, 24, was hanged on October 2, 2018, in the Central Prison of Urmia along with four other prisoners despite a number of appeals from UN Special Rapporteurs and the UN Secretary-General since her conviction in October 2014.

NCRI Women's Committee Monthly Report - September 2018

NCRI Women's Committee Monthly Report - September 2018

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Double discrimination, double pressure make life tough for Iran women

September was replete with numerous instances of suppression of Iranian women and discrimination against them while they did not sit silent by staging or actively participating in at least 42 protests.

Detainment of women activists signals human rights crisis in Iran

NCRI Women's Committee Monthly Report - August 2018

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Detainment of women activists signals human rights crisis in Iran

August marked an unprecedented surge in the arrest, detainment and mistreatment of human rights and women’s rights advocates, human rights lawyers, and religious minority followers.

1988 massacre

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1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran remains unpunished.

The final days of July serve as a reminder of the worst crime against humanity since World War II, the 1988 massacre of over 30,000 political prisoners in Iran.

rapes of 41 women and girls

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Rapes of 41 women and girls in Iranshahr stir controversy across Iran

 

Rapes of 41 women and girls in Iranshahr stirred controversy across Iran. While June was marked by more news of violence and discrimination against women in Iran, and violations of their rights, the most tragic headlines belonged to the young women and girls raped in Iranshahr.

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The ugly and inhuman visage of a misogynist regime

 One of the most important developments in the month of April was political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee’s ending her hunger strike after 81 days upon the appeals of other political prisoners and some 1,000 human rights advocates and families of execution victims and political prisoners, without achieving her demand despite worldwide pressure on the Iranian regime.

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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.