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.

Tahereh Riyahi, social secretary of BORNA news agency was arrested on Tuesday morning, December 27, 2016.

An informed source confirmed the report and said she was accused of disseminating anti-government propaganda. (The state-run ILNA news agency – December 27, 2016)

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