‘Honour’-Based Violence: Moving towards Action in Iraqi Kurdistan

Nazand Begikhani, Gill Hague

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/18260

Abstrakt


The paper presents a discussion of ‘honour’-based violence, followed by the methods, findings and recommendations. Using a gender perspective, it places particular emphasis on the ideas for action on honour-based violence emerging from the research. It is based on activism and attempts to enable social change for women.

Full text: http://bazhum.muzhp.pl/czasopismo/589/?idno=14760


Słowa kluczowe


honour’-based violence; Kurdistan; Iraqi Kurdistan Region; the Kurdish ‘honour’ code

Bibliografia


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