Key Findings: Femicides are under-reported and kept secret for a variety of reasons. Based on

Why did 12-year-old Rahil have

Rahil Age at death: 12 Killed: February 2, 2023 Residence: Serkhon, Hormozgan Children: none Perpetrator:

Negin Rostami set on fire

Negin Rostami Age at death: Young burned alive: January 29, 2023 Residence: Sanandaj, Marivan (Kurdistan

Husband beat and strangled Marefat

Marefat Karimi Age at death: 29 years Strangled: February 16, 2023 Residence: Salmas, Urmia (West

When the rights of women

The term Femicide came to light when Diana E. H. Russel used the term while


The term "Femicide" or "Feminicide" came to light when Diana E. H. Russel used the term while

Murder trial of “Mary” has

The murder trial of an American woman known as “Mary” has been delayed by 5

A Threat to Women in

US Jewish academic and Holocaust expert Deborah Lipstadt addressing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Photo:

Nurse Fuzieh Amini (37) presumed

Fuzieh Amini born: 1985 probably murdered: 9 March 2022 Residence: Saqez (Kordestan, Iran) Origin: Kurdish