Nasrin Afzali is a PhD candidate at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. As a leading activists of the One Million Signatures Campaign, Nasrin is known for her contributions as a women's rights activists. She faced a suspended sentence of flogging and imprisonment for her activities in Iran. As a researcher her areas of interest includes Muslim women, sexuality and sports. She was the editor of 'Feminist Theories' section of the Zanan Magazine in Iran. She has and continues to write about women's rights issues under the Islamic Republic.