#StopFemicideIran

  • 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
Shot28
Slaughtered22
Strangled19
Burned8
Assaulted7
Beaten3
Stabbed2
Attacked with Acid2
Decapitated2
Poisoned2
Beaten with hamer/bar2
Tortured 1
Hanged1
Not enough information4

Searchable list of femicides in Iran

Latest Posts

Unknown woman Age of death: 22 Strangled: December 7, 2020 Residence: Zulfiqar (Ilam province) Ethnicity: Kurdish Children: – Perpetrator: her
Sima Age of death: – Beaten to death: December 6, 2020 Residence: Tehran Ethnicity: Fars Children: 2 Perpetrator: her husband
Unknown Age at death: – Stabbed to death: December 4, 2020 Residence: Mashhad (Razavi Khorasan province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator:
Vafa Abdullah Age at death: 39 years Slaughtered: December 4, 2020 Residence: Sardesht (West Azerbaijan province, Iran) Ethnicity: Kurdish Children:
Unknown woman Age of death: young Shot to death: November 23, 2020 Residence: Abadan (Khuzestan province) Ethnicity: Arab Children: –
Unknown woman Age at death: young Beaten with iron bar: November 04, 2020 Residence: Dezful Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator:
Unknown woman Age at death: young Strangled: Oktober 26, 2020 Residence: Firuzkooh (Tehran province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her
Unknown woman Age of death: 41 Strangled: December 20, 2020 Residence: Arak (Markazi province) Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her
Soheyla Age at death: Young Strangled: October 18, 2020 Residence: Tehran Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her husband Excuse: dispute
Unknown woman Age at death: young Burned alive: Oktober 17, 2020 Residence: Mashhad (Razavi Khorasan province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars Children: