“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
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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
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