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.

Fereshteh Hosseini, member of Iran's Canoe Polo national team, who had traveled to Germany, has formally sought refuge in that country.

She has announced the news in the social media and declared she does not intend to go back home to Iran. Ms. Hosseini held championship title as member of the national team.

 (The state-run ISNA news agency – May 17, 2017)

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