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The Case Of Nagaraju & Syeda Ashrin Sulthana: Why Do Families Resort To Honour Killings?

In a patriarchal society, the purity of caste, class and religion is rigidly maintained by controlling the sexual agency of women, even 'punishable' by murder: honour killing.

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Appeal By Qandeel Baloch’s Parents To Spare Their (Accused) Sons Is Clearly What’s Wrong In Society
Qandeel Baloch's parents

The Qandeel Baloch 'honour killing' had shocked the subcontinent - her parents recently appealed to the court to spare their sons accused of murdering her under the earlier 'pardon' law.

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You Acted For Your ‘Honour’, But I’m Going To Haunt You To The End!

“You were ruining our family reputation. Living in with a man, without getting married. Oh, and the clothes you were wearing when we met that day in the city, so tight, so short.

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With All The Brutal Honor Killings, Can People Stop Or Scare Other Lovers?

The news of two honour killings in Telangana scares young lover Kavitha. Will these brutal acts by parents stop young people in their quest for freedom? 

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Telangana ‘Honour Killings’ Show How Caste Matters, Though We All Want To Hide This Ugliness

After the murder of a young Dalit man, Pranay in Miryalaguda, there emerges another horrific attempted murder by a father in Hyderabad trying to kill his own daughter for marrying outside their caste. 

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With Their Indie Music, Tritha Sinha & Ritika Singh Want To Destroy Gender Violence
Zindagi Bitani

Tritha Sinha and Ritika Singh create music about gender issues in India, and their new, gut-wrenching video 'Zindagi Bitani (A life spent...)' is about forced marriages and honour killing.

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