Shireen Ebadi's career began in March 1969 when she officially became a judge. As of 2004, Abadi was also practicing law in Tehran University, practicing law in Iran. She serves as a campaigner to strengthen the legal status of children and women. Abadi protested against an Iranian student in July 1999 The family of Izzat Abraham-Nejad who was killed in the demonstration was also represented. He also helped draft the original text of a law against the physical abuse of children, which was passed by the Iranian parliament in 2002. Female members of parliament also asked Ebadi to draft a law detailing how a woman has the right to divorce her husband. In line with Sharia (Islamic law). According to Ibadi's memoir, Ibadi presented the bill to the government, but the male members were heard without considering the bill. Ibadi also expressed his views indirectly on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In April 2010, Associated Students at the University of California passed a bill calling on the university to see itself as Israel's war crimes by breaking ties with companies providing technology to the Israeli Defense Forces. Shirin Ebadi, along with three other Peace Prize winners, supported the bill. Since Hassan Rouhani's victory in the 2013 Iranian presidential election, Shireen Ebadi has voiced her concern about growing human rights violations in her homeland on various occasions. Abeidi angrily said in his December 2013 speech at the Human Rights Day seminar at the University of Leyden: "" I will shut up but Iran's problems will not be resolved ". Ibadi said in April 2015 that he believed that the Western world should fight guns and bombs in order to teach money and eliminate corruption. The reason is that because the Islamic State stems from an ideology based on "misinterpretation of Islam", physical force will not abolish ISIS because it will not abolish its beliefs. In 2004, Abadi filed a lawsuit against the US Department of the Treasury due to restrictions related to publishing his memoir in the United States. American trade laws include restrictions on authors of the countries involved. The law also banned American literary agent Wendy Strothman from working with Abadi. Eber Nafisi wrote a letter in support of Abadi. Nafisi said that the law infringed on the First Amendment. After a long legal battle, Abadi won and was able to publish his memoir in the United States.