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For Honor

Legend has it that circa 1900, leading up to the events of The Great Arab Revolt and during the times of unrest, Al Majali tribesmen (a Levantine clan from the South of Jordan and followers of the Islamic faith) were invited to lodge at Al Zuraiqat’s homestead (another Levantine Clan from the south of Jordan, followers of the message of Christ) in Hyet Al Karak. 585 more words


Train Women to Defend Themselves

I watched a video last night titled “Honor” about honor killings of females in some backward thinking countries such as Pakistan. This is the practice of killing primarily girls or women who have “dishonored” the family. 134 more words

Brief Commentaries

Indian woman, 17, beheaded by her brothers over romantic affair, police say

According to Indian police, two brothers in Northern India are being sought after they beheaded their 17-year old sister and paraded her head through the village because of their disapproval of an alleged romantic affair she had with her cousin. 95 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Seventeen year old girl brutally beaten and then beheaded by her two brothers in northern India

Seventeen year old, Phool Jehan, was brutally beaten and then beheaded by her two brothers in northern India because of an alleged relationship between her and a cousin. 145 more words

Child Rights

Violations Against Women's Rights

Violations Against Women’s Rights
By: Kendall Allen-King

“Women aged fifteen through forty four are more likely to be maimed or die from male violence than from cancer, malaria, traffic accidents, and war combined.” (Kristof and WuDunn, pg. 2,080 more words


Press Release On Memorial Day For Victims Of Honour Crimes

As the UK marks the first Memorial Day For Victims Of Honour Crimes, the Association of British Muslims (AoBM) lends support to the campaign raising awareness of gender issues among men and women. 279 more words

United Kingdom

Loag kia kahain gai- "An autobiography"

18 years may not seem like a large amount of time spent in this volatile world however, I believe I have already gone through several phases in my life. 535 more words

South Asia