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Posts tagged Honor Crimes
  • Honor Killings in America


    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


    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


    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


    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.


    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.

  • Forced Marriage and ‘Honor Killings’ Happen in Britain, U.S., Too


    September 18th, 2011

    Forced marriage and honor violence are often viewed in the West as backward customs relegated to impoverished developing nations. But a spate of gruesome honor killings in the U.K., and new research about the prevalence of underage marriage in the U.S., for the first time show that this kind of violence against women is far more widespread.