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.


The latest report by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the UN General Assembly in September 2016 on the “Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran” was made available to public and the press, this week.

A letter by Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri published on September 27, 2016, reveals horrific crimes committed by the clerical regime's judiciary against unarmed 13-year-old girls in 1981.

Park-e Laleh Mothers, a group of women who have lost their children mostly during the 2009 uprising, issued a statement demanding justice for their slain children.

Excerpts of a letter by Maryam Akbari Monfared

This is the seventh year that I'm not with her. She was 3.5 when we were separated.

VATICAN CITY (AP) Sep. 4, 2016 — Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint on Sunday, praising the tiny nun for having taken in society's most unwanted and for having shamed world leaders for the "crimes of poverty they themselves created."

Leading women of Iranian Resistance

Women have become indispensable to the Iranian opposition movement in its struggle for regime change and democracy in Iran.

For the first time after 28 years, a tape recording a meeting between Mr. Montazeri, Khomeini's successor at the time, and those in charge of the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners

August 5, 1993, marks a milestone in the struggles of the main Iranian opposition force, the PMOI/MEK, and the Iranian women in general.

Why have Tehran mullahs begun a new round of repression of women?

Thirty-eight years after the clerical regime took power in Iran

Female cyclists have previously been arrested for flouting the country's modesty laws

The Independent, by Lizzie Dearden

Thursday 28 July 2016