International Women’s Day Archives - KHRN

March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day: 78 Kurdish women committed suicide, 34 killed by men

The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has prepared this report on the occasion of 8 March, International Women's Day, to point to cases of suicide, femicide, arrest, and imprisonment of Kurdish women activists from 8 March 2021 to 8 March 2022 in Iran. Suicides Since last International Women's Day, at least 78 women and young girls committed suicide in different parts of Iranian Kurdistan and lost...

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March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day report: A year of femicide, honour-killings, arrests, torture of Kurdish women in Iran

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has prepared a detailed report on the detentions and arrests of women activists, murdering of women, honour killings, and suicides by women in Iranian Kurdistan between 8 March 2020 and 8 March 2021. Suicide, honour-killings, and murders of women In the past year, at least 94 Kurdish women have lost their lives...

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