Should Forced Marriage be tolerated in Society?
Earlier this year (March) I attended a seminar on Honor Based Violence in Islington, London, UK, and these links are to pdf documents virus free on this appalling practice.
So--called honour based violence is a crime or incident, which has or
is a crime or incident, which has or may have been committed to may
have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the protect or
defend the honour of the family and/or community.family and/or
In the UK the Metropolitan police Protected content
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Marriage, without out consent of both parties, where duress is a factor.
The worth of an Asian girl is defined by how she conducts herself. It
is the daughter's duty to carry the family's honour.
On June Protected content father was found guilty of killing his 20 year old
daughter. She had apparently wanted to marry a man of her own
choosing. His daughter was found buried in a suitcase in his garden.
What can be done globally to support women more?