#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

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Unknown woman Age at death: young Slaughtered: October 16, 2020 Residence: Khuzestan Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her husband Excuse:
Unknown woman Age at death: – Shot to death: October 11, 2020 Residence: Nehbandan (South Khorsan province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars
Zahra Nasuri Age at death: 15 years Strangled: Oktober 7, 2020 Residence: Kangan city (Booshehr province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars Children:
Unknown Woman Age at death: 39 years Strangled: September 23, 2020 Residence: Zanjan (Kurdish province, Iran) Ethnicity: Tork Children: –
Unknown Woman Age at death: young Assaulted: September 23, 2020 Residence: Tonkabon (Mazandaran province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her
Maryam Atmani Age at death: 35 years Burned alive: September 20, 2020 Residence: Urmia (West Azerbaijan Province) Ethnicity: Kurdish Children:
Unknown woman Age of death: 33 Acid attack: September 9, 2020 Residence: Tehran Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her husband
Unknown woman Age at death: Young Stabbed to death: September 5, 2020 Residence: Gorgan (Golestan province) Ethnicity: Fars Children: 1
Unknown woman Age at death: 16 years Shot to death: September 3, 2020 Residence: Qaleh Shahin (Kermanshah province) Ethnicity: Kurdish
Unknown woman Age at death: young Slaughtered: August 31, 2020 Residence: Arak (Markazi province) Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her