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.

Mary Elizabeth Garrett (5 March 1854 - 3 April 1915) was a suffragist and philanthropist.

Although she was greatly hailed for her work, she was also condemned for having such a prominent role in the teaching of controversial subjects (for women at the time), stating that women do not need so much education just to be homemakers.

Garrett was also heavily involved in the Women's Suffrage Movement, organizing the National American Woman Suffrage Association's national convention in 1906. She continued to donate heavily to the movement until her death.

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