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Lives Not Just Numbers – Femicide Map Iran

  • Many acts of femicide happen in silence, behind closed doors. Victims are sometimes left on desolate routes or quietly buried, some without headstones that mark their names. For these reasons, obtaining accurate data on femicide is a challenging task. StopFemicideIran assembles statistics and information about cases of femicide in Iran. We utilize multiple sources including local and national news, social media and grassroots reports.
  •  Although acts of femicid occur in all parts of the country, based on available data, they are most prominent in 5 provinces
  • Although given the current laws it is not easy to hold the perpetrators accountable for these murders, from a sociological perspective, it is important to understand the profile of perpetrators who commit these murders. According to the available data, most murders of women are committed by spouses, brothers, and fathers, but they are all committed by sons, cousins, inlaws, and others.


Femicide Map 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: