Sucide in Kurdistan Archives - KHRN

April 8, 2019

Two Young Women Committed Suicide in Kermanshah and Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Two young women died in Kermanshah and Orumieh after committing suicide. KHRN has been informed that a young woman "Sh.Qadedri" from Kermanshah had committed suicide by hanging herself on Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019. She was married and originally from “Dodan", a village in the Boyangan of Paveh. According to one of her close relatives, the cause of her suicide was...

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October 26, 2018

Continued Suicide of Young Women in Various Cities of Kurdistan

Over the past two weeks, two teenage girls and a young woman have ended their life by committing suicide in the cities of Sanandaj, Saqez and Ravansar. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Wednesday evening (Oct 24, 2018), a young woman in Saqez ended her life by hanging herself in her house due to family problems. Sh Dastan was married with a...

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June 11, 2018

Two Young Women Committed Suicide in Sanandaj and Mahabad

During the past few days, at least two young women in the cities of Saqqez and Mahabad have committed suicide and ended their life. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on June 06, a young woman called "Kazhal Eshkooti" from the village of Youssef Khan ended her life by hanging herself. The young woman, who was also a mother of two children,...

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June 5, 2018

A Teenager Committed Suicide in Baneh 

on June 03, an adolescent girl ended up her life by hanging herself. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified this teenager as Sroreh Rahimi (16 years old from Farhangian Quarter of Baneh). The cause of her suicide was reported to be family problems. Unfortunately, the increasing rate of suicide among women in Kurdistan due to various factors (such as unemployment, gender discrimination, poverty and family issues) has...

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June 3, 2018

60 Suicide Attempts in Bijar Over the Past Year

Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN)- Head of the Bijar Healthcare Network said that there were 60 cases of suicide attempts, four of which ended in death, last year. According to ISNA, at the first health forum in Bijar on 30 May, Dr Houshang Fouladi (director of Social Security Treatment in Kurdistan province) has stated that mental health issue was completely different from mental disorders. He added that suicides are...

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