Such vile crimes have no place in modern society and it is not something that women or men from any culture or background should have to tolerate. And we need to change the language. The word "honour" has no place in the debate. None at all.
Victim was reportedly found stuffed in a freezer.
Two men have been charged by police investigating the possible honour killing of a teenager, who was reportedly found stuffed
The erasure of the category of 'honour'-based violence would not just place victims at risk. It would also erase over a decade of campaigning by organisations within minority communities which have fought for the recognition of these extremely dangerous acts of violence. However well-intended, we need to recognise that changing language which is essential for identifying individuals at risk.
'Don't let me go, they will kill me.'
A Pakistani mother has been sentenced to death after killing her daughter in a so-called honour crime. Parveen Rafiq had
In June 2012, the UK government signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, known as the Istanbul Convention. But years later it still has yet to ratify the convention, which would bring into legal force measures, among others, requiring the UK to protect from and prevent violence against women, and to prosecute perpetrators who are nationals or resident in the UK - wherever they commit the act of violence... The longer the government drags its feet on ratifying the Istanbul Convention, the longer it seems to send the message that it is happier to pay lip service to the problem than actually taking concrete steps to solve it.
Her ex-husband and father have both been arrested.
The ex-husband of a British woman who died in a so-called honour killing has admitted strangling her, it has been reported
'Nothing can be ruled out'
Read more on The Huffington Post Two male family members have been arrested in connection with the alleged “honour-killing
'If this is true, we must ensure justice is done for Samia'
UPDATE: Two Family Members Arrested In Connection With ‘Honour Killing’ Of British Woman In Pakistan Labour MP Naz Shah has
Qandeel Baloch's brother and his heinous reasons should not be in our thoughts. It should be the dead woman who has been robbed off her life.
Police are now searching for her brother.
Read more on The Huffington Post A Pakistani social media star has been strangled in an apparent “honour killing”. Qandeel
'Don't let me go, they will kill me'
A Pakistani woman has been arrested after dousing her daughter in kerosene and burning her alive – allegedly because she
A teenage girl was burned to death on the orders of a local tribal council in Pakistan, in a so-called honour killing as