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Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy speaks out against ‘honour’ killings at Women of the World summit

“A Girl in the River” brought to the world the story of Saba—the woman who had dared to love and marry a man of his choice in a society where absurd notions of honour stop women from exercising this basic right. 152 more words


Hawaii AG Okay With Honor Killings?

The Trump Administration plans to watch for hate crimes, honor killings and domestic violence — and that makes Doug Chin, the Attorney General of Hawaii, uncomfortable. 247 more words

News Of The Day

Trump’s New Immigration Order Creates Database of Honor Killings


President Trump’s new executive order on immigration calls for the establishment of a public database of honor killings, which are defined as “gender-based violence against women … in the United States by foreign nationals.” 707 more words

Counter Jihad Report

The Crescent Challenges the Cross

Because there are between five to seven million Muslims living in America, it is important to understand Islam. Islam should not be reduced to simplicity as a violent religion, and dismissed. 1,236 more words

Culture & Society

Let's Call 'Honor Killings' What They Are: Domestic Violence

Language matters. When someone from a minority faith or heritage is a victim of aggravated murder or domestic violence, the crime is often described as… 686 more words

Islam, The "New Face" of Women's Rights

It seems the Women’s rights movement has been “High-Jacked”! At first thought, you might ask yourself the question, “By whom?”

The American Women’s Rights movement has been in existence for nearly 170 years. 658 more words

What's Going On?

Pakistan Moves to Ban Honor Killings

PAKISTAN — Honor killing: the killing of a relative, usually a woman, who is perceived to have brought dishonor on the family.

“They have confidence in their murders, that they can kill and society will not be able to do anything to them,” says Muhammad Yasir, his brother murdered in an honor killing. 253 more words