‘Honour’ culture common in Stockholm

More than 4,000 teenagers in Stockholm are exposed on a daily basis to cultures of honour that involve traditions which run counter to Swedish law, according to an estimate based on a new official study.

Sixteen percent of girls were not allowed to have male friends or decide who they would marry.

Seven percent of girls and three percent of boys said they were exposed to serious violations in the form of threats and violence.

via:[http://www.thelocal.se/18828/20090414/]

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