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.

In a shocking move by the Iranian Judiciary, a young woman convicted of having illicit relations with a man was sentenced to 74 lashes and two years of washing the dead in a mortuary.

The woman, identified as Mina, 35, was convicted by Tehran's Criminal Court. (The state-run Iran newspaper – May 13, 2017)




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