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.

Good evening ladies and gentlemen,

I was born in the Soviet Union, in Georgia, where March 8th is celebrated as a great day, a day for women and for spring and flowers. In the Soviet Union, however, this was never accompanied by a political message. There was no talk of human rights and women's rights.

When Georgia was independent we celebrated this day, but again we did not attach a political message to it.

For me, things have changed today. I have learned a lot here in Berlin.

I have learned many important things these days from my new Iranian friends about the charismatic and courageous women of Iran.
For this reason, I am very happy that I came to Berlin to celebrate this day with you and protest against human rights abuses and violation of women's rights.

I am very grateful Madam President and my new Iranian friends. I am much honored to be here today and stand by you. Thank you.

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