Violence against women in South Kurdistan: 19 died in July and August
The General Directorate of Combating Violence Against Women in South Kurdistan announced that 4 women were killed, 8 women committed suicide and 7 women burned themselves in July and August.
The General Directorate of Combating Violence Against Women released a report on violence against women in South Kurdistan (North Iraq) in the months of July and August.
According to the report, 5 women committed suicide, 1 woman was killed, and 3 other women set their bodies on fire in July. The report also said that there were 14 rape cases and a total of 871 complaints were submitted to the relevant institutions in the same month.
In August, 3 women committed suicide, 3 women were killed, and 4 women burned themselves. In total, there were 607 complaints concerning violence and 8 rape cases.