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Woman’s marriage with Dalit leads to honour killing #Vaw #WTFnews

L. SRIKRISHNA   Brother murdered her in the presence of children: husband For Bhavani, 25, death could not have been crueller. In what is perceived as another honour killing in Ramanathapuram, the police have arrested her brother on the charge… Continue Reading →

Pakistan – Die my daughter, die quickly ! #Vaw #Womenrights

Farzana Perveen’s murder was not the first time men played the game of honour on a woman’s body. In societies like Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and much of the Middle East and Africa, this is an everyday reality women have to… Continue Reading →

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family for marrying man she loved #Vaw

LAHORE, Pakistan — A pregnant woman was stoned to death by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court on Tuesday for marrying the man she loved. Nearly 20 members of the woman’s family, including her father and brothers, attacked… Continue Reading →

Techie done to death in ‘honour’ killing #Vaw #WTFnews

Parents allegedly strangle their daughter using a ‘chunni’ for marrying against their wishes A marriage photograph of Pachala Deepthi and Ananthapalli Kiran Kumar. In a case of ‘honour’ killing, the parents of a software engineer, Pachala Deepthi (26), allegedly strangled… Continue Reading →

#India – Girl killed for honour, parents try to cremate her body secretly #Vaw #WTFnews

By Gokul Vannan – MADURAI, IE   In a suspected case of honour killing, the police on Sunday arrested six people, including the parents of 21-year-old Sasikala, who died under mysterious circumstances at her house in Vilathur in Paramakudi Taluk on… Continue Reading →

Canada’s ‘Honor’ Crime Funding Decried as Biased #Vaw #Justice

By Sadiya Ansari WeNews correspondent Critics say the government’s targeting of anti-violence funds on specific groups of women–such as those from Muslim and South Asian communities–worsens victims’ isolation and undermines a wider push for women’s safety. Children hold their flags… Continue Reading →

#India – Supreme Court says Khap diktats retrograde, illegal #vaw #moralpolicing

By Dhananjay Mahapatra, TNN | Jan 15, 2013, 01.20 AM IST   NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday said it was an offence to order women not to use mobile phones or to dress in a particular manner and warned that no one can… Continue Reading →

Punjab Girl killed, parents held for #Honourkilling #Vaw

Hoshiarpur, December 8. The Tribune  The district police today claimed to have solved the murder case of 25-year-old Manpreet Kaur of Subhanpur village whose body was found near Bhagora crossing on the Hoshiarpur-Chandigarh road near Mahilpur on Thursday. The police… Continue Reading →

Coventry honour killing victim Surjit Athwal remembered #Vaw

by Hayley Draper, Coventry Telegraph Dec 7 2012   THE ‘honour killing‘ of a Coventry mum has been remembered at a memorial service at the House of Commons. The 14th anniversary of the disappearance of Surjit Kaur Athwal was marked… Continue Reading →

Honour killings: Law panel says no to death penalty #Vaw

Nov 27, 2012 #Honour killing #khap panchayat #NewsTracker New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the latest case of alleged honour killing, the Law Commission has recommended making it a non-bailable offence but disagreed with Supreme Court’s suggestion that death sentence be applied… Continue Reading →

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