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.

Massoumeh Zia continues to remain incarcerated in an undecided state after two months.

She is incarcerated in the notorious Ward 209 of the Evin Prison. Her family said investigations into her case have not concluded yet and no verdict has been issued for her release.

Ms. Zia was arrested on January 6, 2017, at the airport upon arrival from a family visit abroad.

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