Iran ranks first in the Middle East for the number of women committing suicide. The following cases have been reported in recent days:
July 19, 2017 – A 16-year-old girl committed suicide in Saqqez. The young woman whose identity has not been announced, hanged herself to death.
July 15, 2017 – A young woman committed suicide in Kamyaran and lost her life. She has been identified as Vida Javaheri.
July 10, 2017 – A 19-year-old woman shot herself to death by a hunting rifle in Sardasht. She was identified as Sorraya Abbaspour.
July 8, 2017 – Bireavan Mohammadi, 23, from Sardasht, set herself on fire. She died in hospital after two weeks.