Suicides amongst young girls have increased significantly in Iran. The latest case involves a 21-year-old woman from Bukan who committed suicide, protesting her forced marriage.
Kothar Rahmani, was under pressure from her father to marry a man 20 years older than her.
Kothar resisted against her father’s order, however her efforts to not marry remained futile until she finally she ended her life. Kothar hung herself.