Honour Killings

This Valentine's Day Help Us to Stop the Abuse of One Billion Women and Girls

Janice Atkinson | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Politics
Janice Atkinson

Around the world it is estimated that one billion women and girls are subject to abuse. That is a horrifying thought and we want to support the "One Billion Rising" campaign to raise awareness of this and help to halt this abuse.

We Must End the Conspiracy of Silence Surrounding the Abuse of Women in Asian Communities

Mahmood Naji | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mahmood Naji

There is a specific form of abuse that I have noticed is most endemic in Muslim, Sikh and Hindu communities. We hear of exceptional cases, of beatings, of forced marriages, of honour killings. But herein lies part of the problem.

The Tories Must Not Dither Over Immigration

David Cowan | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Politics
David Cowan

The immigration debate is often reduced to a mundane battle of statistics. Though just focusing on the economic aspect of immigration does not do nearly enough justice to the scale of the problem.

Why We Should Back David Cameron's Stance on Multiculturalism & Forced Marriages

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Politics
Benjamin Lazarus

Multiculturalism is often mistaken for Jeremy Waldron's theory of cultural cosmopolitanism - the insouciant notion that one can associate oneself with many different cultures.

Molten Flesh: The War Against Women

Ritwik Deo | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK
Ritwik Deo

1303 AD. It is a thick coagulate of amassed soldiers just inside the massive Chittorgarh fort gates in the deserts of Rajasthan. There are spears, dou...

Once is a Shag; Twice is a Relationship and Three Times I Better Marry the Guy!

Dr Eylem Atakav | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK
Dr Eylem Atakav

There are so many reasons to celebrate womanhood and so many reasons to think about women.

A Dark Christmas on EastEnders: An Episode That Will Shock the Life Out of You!

Dr Eylem Atakav | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Dr Eylem Atakav

TV programs hardly ever see women's issues as social problems. Instead these problems are individualised and do not go beyond sharing sensational experiences on the small screen. With its dark Christmas episode and Zainab's moving story I hope that EastEnders will make a difference in the fight against unjustifiable violent acts against women.

Nearly 3,000 Honour Attacks In Britain Over The Last Year

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK

New figures reveal that 2,823 'honour' attacks have been recorded by police in Britain over the past year alone, more than double the figures of 2009....

Shafilea Ahmed Parents Granted Bail

PA | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The parents of suspected honour killing victim Shafilea Ahmed have been granted bail after being charged with the teenager's murd...