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News: Women

Women Force for Change: Iran Uprising and the Role of Women

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Women’s Council of the National Council of Resistance of Iran joined together with female political figures from around the world to empower the women of Iran in a conference held in Paris on 17th February 2018 ahead of International Women’s Day.

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Iran: Two Prominent Female Political Prisoners, Stage Hunger Strike

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Two female political prisoners, Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee, started an indefinite hunger strike on Saturday, February 3, to protest their “illegal transfer” to Qarchak prison.

The two political prisoners issued a letter announcing that they have given ten days to judicial authorities to return them to Evin prison.

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Workers Angry at Iran Regime's Governor for Spreading Lies

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Remarks by the governor of Rezvanshahr (Northern Iran) about the suicide of a woman and her two children in the city provoked an outrage among the workers of the Chuka Paper Manufacturing Company of Talesh County.

The governor in an interview with state-run Tasnim news agency affiliated to terrorist Quds force claimed that the suicided woman was insane and crazy. This is while the woman who committed suicide along with her two children was the wife of a worker at Talesh’s Chuka Paper Manufacturing Company who had not received his salaries for many months and were living in absolute poverty.

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Iran Regime Summons a 10-Year-Old Gymnast Girl to the Disciplinary Committee

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A 10-year-old girl has been summoned to disciplinary committee because of her photos of being published in gymnastics costumes!
She has allegedly participated in a gymnastic match in Malaysia with a ‘non-Islamic’ costume, during a family trip to Armenia.

Iran regime’s Tasnime news agency, reported on Monday December 25: recently the images of an Iranian gymnast girl have been published, showing her participating in competitions hosted by Kuala Lumpur city in Malaysia, in which hijab cover and appropriate Costume are not seen by this young girl and her costume is just like the ones non Moslems wear during the matches.

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Iran Regime's Violence Against Women

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Secretary-General of the United Nations urged for global action to combat violence against women and girls in advance of the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.

António Guterres said: “Violence against women is fundamentally about power. It will only end when gender equality and the full empowerment of women will be a reality.”

He continued: “There is an increasing recognition that violence against women is a major barrier to the fulfilment of human rights, and a direct challenge to women’s inclusion and participation in sustainable development and sustaining peace.”

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Regime Change in Iran Will Bring Gender Equality

NCRI Staff

NCRI - On November 25, it is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, but violence against women and other forms of misogyny is still systemic in many places.

There is no country in the world where we have achieved total gender equality. In many countries, women are treated as second-class citizens, unable to work, vote, marry, dress, or live freely.

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