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“Speak Now or Forever Hold your Piece” – Anahi DeCanio
ROHTAK, India — Meena, 20, was a village girl herself, so she can recognize the changes that come when girls from the village arrive in this city as students and take their first gulps of freedom.
Some desi families have a queer notion of ‘honour’ !
Killing your daughter as punishment because she eloped and married a man you did not approve of might be regarded by others who share this perverse notion of ‘family honour’ as an appropriate response to a defiance of male parental authority. 38 more words