Honor Killings

15 members of a Pakistani community were arrested this week for their role in the honor killing of a girl who had helped a couple elope. The girl was burned alive, which the community justified by stating that she had irrevocably damaged the village’s reputation.

Read more at: http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2016/05/05/16-year-old-pakistani-girl-burned-alive-in-honor-killing/

May 5, 2016

Brutal Honor Killing in Pakistan

15 members of a Pakistani community were arrested this week for their role in the honor killing of […]
January 30, 2016

Documentary “A Girl in the River”

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof sheds light on the Oscar-winning documentary “A Girl in the River: The Price […]
October 31, 2015

Gloria Steinem on Women’s Rights

Gloria Steinem is on Fresh Air discussing issues of women’s rights. According to Steinem, one of the most important […]
October 14, 2015

Shafia Family Looks to Appeal Honor Killing Ruling

The Shafia family, who was sentenced four years ago in a case of honor killing is now asking […]
September 9, 2015


End Violence Against Women and Girls in the US 
Demand a National Action Plan to Fight Honor Violence
 

The AHA Petition: End Violence Against Women and Girls in the US. Honor violence is an often-overlooked form […]