Category Archives: Honor

Cross Cultural Violence between the Sexes

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20202686 There are still many forms of gender inequality and discrimination that has been constructed within culture and society that enables strain between genders that violence is able to exist in. Gender inequality is closely linked to the social problem … Continue reading

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Where is the Honour in Killing?

            In our world today, many people would describe honor as fighting for your country, helping your family in need, or simply just doing a good deed.  However, in certain other countries, the word honor is used in a whole … Continue reading

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Femicides or Honour Killings???

           I was surfing the internet when I came across an artical verifying the verdict of a family who was responsible for killing their children and calling it a honor killing. The Shafia family was found guilty in Canada for … Continue reading

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