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For the sake of honour: but whose honour? "Honour crimes" against women.

Author: 
Tripathi A; Yadav S
Source: 
Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law. 2004; 5(2):63-78.
Abstract: 

This article endevours to answer questions on this negative social behaviour which have recently engulfed the minds of many, especially in light of its increase in occurrence. These are queries such as: What are honour crimes? Whose honour is at stake? What steps are being taken to curb them? What is the extent to which they are prevalent in Islamic states, as well as Western states and others such as India?1 And where finally does the problem lie? (excerpt)

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Region / Country: 
Asia | 
India | 
Pakistan | 
Document Number: 
301194
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