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Posts tagged Honor Crimes
  • Mariam

    Success Stories

    October 12th, 2015

    Her uncles locked her in a room with no windows or bathroom. She couldn’t tell if it was day or night. She knew that if she died, they wouldn’t care.

  • Honor Killings in America

    News

    April 30th, 2015

    Violence against women and girls is not just a problem in countries like Afghanistan and Somalia. It’s happening in the U.S., too.

  • Gabrielle

    Success Stories

    September 24th, 2014

    Gabrielle fell in love with a girl. When her family in Cameroon found out, they turned against her, kidnapping her baby and assaulting her.

  • NOW AVAILABLE: Summer 2014 Newsletter

    News

    August 18th, 2014

    Read about our accomplishments this summer in communities, courts, and Congress. Click here to access our Summer 2014 Newsletter online.

  • Fighting Violence Against Immigrant Women

    News

    September 5th, 2013

    When Anne Chandler travels around Houston, she doesn’t see the same city you and I see.

  • Afghan Escapes Taliban Oppression, But Fears For Others

    News

    April 18th, 2013

    As an ambitious young woman in rural southern Afghanistan, Fouzia Durrani was headed for trouble.

  • “Honor Killing” Under Growing Scrutiny in U.S.

    News

    April 5th, 2012

    Although many Americans may think that phenomena such as forced marriages and so-called “honor killings” exist only overseas, social service agencies, educators, and a growing number of law enforcement personnel know differently.