89 women died in South Kurdistan in the first 5 months of 2019
89 women self-harmed themselves or committed suicide in Kurdistan in the first 5 months of 2019.
According to the balance sheet issued by the Kurdistan Region Organisation to fight violence against women, 89 women either burned themselves or died in the first 5 months of 2019.
The Kurdistan Region Anti-Violence against Women Administration announced the balance sheet of violence against women for the first 5 months of 2019. The statement said that women died in a suspected way.
According to the balance sheet, in the first 5 months of 2019, 89 women were either burned or burned themselves to death.
33 women lost their lifes as a result of suspicious injuries provoked by fire in Sulaymaniyah, 24 in Hewlêr, 19 in Duhok, 1 in Germiyan, 8 in Raperin, 4 in Soran. In the first 5 months of 2018, this figure was 67.
In the first 5 months of 2019, 18 women were killed, 25 women committed suicide, 49 women burned themselves and 43 women were sexually assaulted.
Rewend Sabir, Press Officer of the Organisation to fight violence against women, said: "After opening the women's complaint line, women began to raise their complaints more. Women should call us to get their rights through legal means."