2022 REPORT AND ANALYSIS OF FEMICIDES IN IRAN
Key Findings: Femicides are under-reported and kept secret for a variety of reasons. Based on the analysis of 191 documented femicide cases in 2022, this report identifies the following patterns: FEMICIDES ARE PREVALENT, YET UNDER-REPORTED The 191 documented femicide cases in 2022 are equivalent to approximately one killing every other day at an average of […]
Press release March 8, 2023
CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND INTERACTIVE MAP AND REPORT ON FEMICIDE IN IRAN REVEALS A PREVALENCE OF SENSELESS VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS NEW YORK, NY…On International Women’s Day, StopFemicideIran (SFI), an initiative focused on monitoring femicides in Iran, is releasing its first annual report, the 2022 Report of Femicides in Iran. This breakthrough, first-of-its-kind study tracks […]
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Why did 12-year-old Rahil have to die? Brother claims “honor” as motive, but villagers don’t believe him.
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Negin Rostami set on fire by her ex-husband in Kurdistan.
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Husband beat and strangled Marefat Karimi (29) in Urmia after she objected to his plans for a second marriage.
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