#Honor Killings

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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'
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Citizenship

    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