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.

Hundreds of women and men plundered by the Caspian Credit Institute converged on the Digital Media Exhibition on Friday, November 17, 2017, to protest against the state-backed institute for looting their savings as well as the censorship imposed on their protests by news outlets.

Students of the University of Orumiyeh, northwestern Iran, staged a protest to voice their demands regarding academic and logistic problems in the university.

A teenage girl, 13, committed suicide and died in Sardasht, northwestern Iran.

Tania Ebrahimi hanged herself on November 14, 2017.  Her mother had also committed suicide and died some time ago.

Women and men in the northern Iranian city of Ramsar gathered in front of the governor’s office for the third consecutive day on Thursday, November 16, 2017, to protest against the construction of a sewage treatment plant near their neighborhood.

They held placards reading, “Healthy environment is our right.”

Golrokh Iraee, political prisoner in the women’s ward of Tehran’s Evin Prison, has been deprived of visiting her husband, Arash Sadeghi, since five weeks ago.

Denying the couple, the right to visit is illegal even according the regime’s own laws.

Nazanin Dayhimi, writer, translator and former political prisoner, died due to asthma attack before reaching 30.

Dayhimi had been behind the bars for 16 months in Tehran’s Evin Prison after getting arrested on February 14, 2012, and charged with “disruption of public order.”

The protest by women and men plundered by Arman-e Vahdat credit institute continued outside the Parliament in Tehran for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, November 15, 2107, as more protesters cheated by Afzal-e Tous and Alborz-e Iranian financial institutes also joined them.

Students of the University of Boroujerd, western Iran, protested the horrible quality of food at the school’s restaurant by lining up their trays on the ground.

Françoise Héritier, prominent French anthropologist and writer, died at the age of 84, on November 15, 2017, in Paris.

Born on November 15, 1933, she was part of the structuralism movement and is well known for her theories. She noted that the distinction between the feminine and the masculine is universal and that exists everywhere and that the male is always considered superior to the women.

Women and men plundered by the credit institute of Arman-e Vahdat gathered in front of the clerical regime’s parliament in Tehran on November 14, 2017 to demand their rights.