• We collected stories of women who were murdered in Iran.
  • Many other murdered women remain anonymous with their stories untold.

The list of femicides in Iran has been compiled with the utmost care by StopFemicideIran.org, if you know of cases that are not yet included in our overview please report them to us so we can make our overview as complete as possible.

Top 5 provinces

1. Tehran: 20
2. West Azarbaijan: 10
3. Kermanshah: 10
4. Kordestan: 9
5. Khuzestan: 7

How women were murdered
Attacked with Acid2
Beaten with hamer/bar2
Tortured 1
Not enough information4

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Ziynat Mazidi Born 2002 beaten to death: 24 March 2022 Residence: Deh Now, Fars province Origin: Fars Children: – Perpetrator:
Fuzieh Amini born: 1985 probably murdered: 9 March 2022 Residence: Saqez (Kordestan, Iran) Origin: Kurdish Children: 2 (14 and 4
Faezeh Maleki Age at death: 22 years Burned alive: 3 October 2021 Residence: Korkoreh (Kurdish province, Iran) Origin: Iran Children:
Shida (Sheida) Age of death: 21 Strangled: December 17, 2020 Residence: Mehrdasht (Isfahan province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars Children: none Perpetrator:
Unknown woman Age at death: 29 years Burned alive: December 20, 2020 Residence: Tehran Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her
Sargol Habibi Age at death: 31 years Slaughtered: November 20, 2020 Residence: Sanandaj (Kurdish province, Iran) Ethnicity: Kurdish Children: –
Hajar Rasouli Age at death: – Shot to death: December 15, 2020 Residence: Mehrestan (Sistan & Baluchistan province, Iran) Ethnicity:
Unknown woman Age of death: 26 Assaulted: December 14, 2020 Residence: Kermanshah, Iran Ethnicity: Kurdish Children: – Perpetrator: her husband