#Honor Killings

  • Article: 9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 1, 2019

    Despite stricter legislation passed in 2016, honor killings continue to be a problem in Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: 16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping

    16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2019

    Outraged supporters seek justice after her brutal death. Read more

  • Article: Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'

    Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2018

    Though the practice was reportedly banned in 2016, girls are still commonly subjected to tests. Read more

  • Article: Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls

    Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls

    By Daniele Selby|May 22, 2018

    It’s not the first time the 93-year-old has spoken out against gender inequality. Read more

  • Article: A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair

    A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair

    By David Brand|Nov. 2, 2017

    She’s the latest girl in Pakistan to pay for her family member’s misdeeds with her own body. Read more

  • Article: A Hotline Was Just Created to Help Prevent Honor Killings in Southern India

    A Hotline Was Just Created to Help Prevent Honor Killings in Southern India

    Aug. 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Many still live in fear." Read more

  • Article: Buried Alive by Her Family, Iraqi Woman Fears for Her Life as Murders Go Unpunished

    Buried Alive by Her Family, Iraqi Woman Fears for Her Life as Murders Go Unpunished

    July 3, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I never thought I would come out of that grave alive." Read more

  • Article: 8 Things We’d Rather See Banned Instead of Refugees

    8 Things We’d Rather See Banned Instead of Refugees

    By Tess Sohngen|June 13, 2017

    Let’s kick these eight violations to the curb and welcome refugees instead. Read more