#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 of death: 29 Shot to death: August 27, 2020 Residence: Saveh (Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Iran) Ethnicity:
Unknown woman Age at death: young Assaulted: August 27, 2020 Residence: North Khorasan Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: her husband
Unknown woman Age of death: 20 Beaten with a hamer: July 14, 2020 Residence: Kuhdasht (Lorestan province, Iran) Ethnicity: Kurdish Children:
Unknown woman Age at death: young Burned alive: June 23, 2020 Residence: Maragheh (East Azerbaijan Province, Iran) Ethnicity: Kurdish Children:
Reyhaneh Ameri Age of death: 22 Beaten to death: 15 June 2020 Residence: Kerman, Iran Origin: Iran Children: none Perpetrator:
Unknown woman Age at death: 35 years Slaughtered: June 15, 2020 Residence: Abadan (Khuzestan Province, Iran) Ethnicity: Arab Children: –
Romina Ashrafi Age of death: 13 decapitated: 21 May 2020 Residence: Talesh, Iran Origin: Iran Children: she was a child
Unknown Age at death: – Shot to death: December 20, 2016 Residence: Jiroft (Kerman province, Iran) Ethnicity: Fars Children: – Perpetrator: