Archive – Women

Waiting to die: the Iranian child inmates facing execution – in pictures
Friday 8 January 2016


In Iran, girls are held criminally accountable by law from the age of nine, and can be sentenced to death by hanging for crimes such as murder, drug trafficking and armed robbery. Sadegh Souri has photographed girls in the harsh conditions of juvenile detention -many of whom are marking time until they turn 18, when their executions will be carried out