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.

IWD Speeches

Cynthia Fleury  - Philosopher and professor at the American University in Paris

Dear Maryam, Dear Friends
We are together again for sad news. The death of seven people and wounding of dozens in the last attack on Camp Liberty.

Caridad Garcia - Spokeswomen for the Spanish Parliament committee on Education

Dear President Rajavi, dear friends, thank you for inviting me to take part in this conference on behalf of my organization and thank you for giving me the opportunity to know better the experiences of the Iranian resistance in their fight for freedom, democracy and equality.

European Union Ambassador for Humanitarian Causes - Tasha de Vasconcelos

Ladies, it is wonderful to back with you on this great day and in support of this great cause. We can join together to help change and make a difference and I salute Madam Rajavi and give her my support from the bottom of my heart. In my role as European Union Ambassador I continue my work of serving and shining a light on such issues.

Edith Bauer - MEP Slovakia, Chair of EP solidarity

group Women for a Free Iran Dear President Rajavi, distinguished guests, dear friends. I’m really very pleased to be with you again after years and have the opportunity to participate in this very unique event organized by the Iranian resistance.

Carlota Ripoll Juan - Member of the Spanish Senate and committee of Relationships with EU

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President of the National Council of the Iranian national resistance, personalities, colleagues from the General Courts (Spanish Parliament), friends, Good afternoon everybody. It is the second time in this year that I have the opportunity to share with all of you and particularly with you, Mrs. Rajavi, a day when the words democracy, liberty and equality are the more repeated ones by the speakers and also the reason for this meeting.

María de los Ángeles Armisén - Spokesperson for the Spanish senate committee for equality

Mrs. Rajavi, distinguished companions, dear friends attending at this important ceremony which we are celebrating today, I am really happy and thankful for this invitation to participate today.

Elena Uioreanu - Member of National Liberal Party,Romania

I thank the organizers for giving me the opportunity to be here today among so many active women from different countries of this great world. This is the first time that I have become acquainted with the Iranian Resistance but it would certainly not be the last time because in this very short time I was very impressed by the extensive presence of women playing key roles in this movement.

Sara Chandler - Member of the UK law society council on human rights committee

Madam Rajavi, I bring greetings from UK, greetings to all our sisters in Ashraf and Liberty, and to all our sisters here today. Thank you for inviting the law society of England and Wales to be part of this important conference to honor 1000 brave women of camp Liberty and Ashraf, heroines in the front site for freedom.

Raymonde Folco - Former Canadian MP

Let us first salute our sisters in Liberty, Ashraf and in Iran. These women are the first victims of Islamic fundamentalism. The goal of our presence today is to prove our solidarity with the victims of the religious fascist regime.

Daughter of archbishop Tutu

I am very honored to be here this afternoon with this amazing group of women activists from around the world. I am sorry that I missed the main event yesterday of international women’s Day and I was actually in South Africa not able to get here.