Honour-based Violence

Honour-based Violence

Experiences and Counter-strategies in Iraqi Kurdistan and the UK Kurdish Diaspora

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Taylor & Francis Publishing
’Honour'-based violence is a form of intimate violence committed against women (and some men) by husbands, fathers, brothers and male relatives. A very common social phenomenon, it has existed throughout history and in a wide variety of societies across the world, from white European to African cultures, from South and East Asia to Latin America. The most extreme form of Honour-based violence - 'honour' killing - tragically remains widespread. Over the last decade, national and international efforts, including new policy development and activist campaigns, have begun to challenge the practice. Based on a pioneering and unique study, conducted collaboratively by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research, University of Bristol, the University of Roehampton and Kurdish Women's Rights Watch, this book is at the forefront of this new and challenging policy direction.

Publisher: Surrey, England :, Ashgate Publishing Limited,, [2015]
Copyright Date: © 2015
ISBN: 9781409421900
Characteristics: 189 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hague, Gill
Gill, Aisha K.

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