14 women killed by men since start of 2021 in Jordan: Tadamon

Jordan

Published: 2021-10-03 14:56

Last Updated: 2024-05-28 04:22


14 women killed by men since start of 2021 in Jordan: Tadamon
14 women killed by men since start of 2021 in Jordan: Tadamon

Sunday, the Tadamon (Sisterhood is Global Institute Jordan - SIGI) said that since the beginning of 2021, a total of 14 women were killed in domestic homicide incidents in Jordan.


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Tadamon noted that two women survived after they were stabbed, one by her husband and the other by her father.

Jan. 18, 2021, a husband shot dead his wife, 53, and his son, 18, in the Rusaifa area.

Jan. 25, 2021, a young man confessed to killing his 20-year-old sister by beating her to death in the Marka area.

March 6, 2021, a father killed his two daughters (two and three years old) with a sharp object in southern Badia.

March 8, 2021, a man stabbed and killed his ex-wife inside Al-Rusaifa Sharia Court.

March 10, 2021, a mother, 60, was stabbed to death by her son in Amman.

March 11, 2021, a female, 20, was stabbed to death by her mother in Mafraq Governorate.

April 29, 2021, a wife was stabbed to death by her husband's brother in the Rusaifa area in Zarqa Governorate.

May 26, 2021, a man stabbed his 80-year-old mother to death in the Al Hussein camp area in Amman.

June, 16, 2021, a 21-year-old university girl was killed by her father.

In June, 2021, a brother burned his sister to death in Zarqa Governorate.

June 28, 2021, a husband killed his wife by beating her to death in the Balqa Governorate.

Sept. 14, 2021, a wife in her twenties was burned to death by her husband after he poured kerosene on her. She died a week after her stay in a hospital.

Oct. 3, 2021, a woman was shot dead by her husband in Amman following a marital dispute between them.

Tadamon said that a total of 21 murders were committed against women and girls during 2019, while 20 murders occurred in 2020.