honour killing

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By Arunima Gururani: To the monstrous parents, In times like these, I feel ashamed to be part of a society in which there are monsters like you. I’d like to say that you don’t deserve the right to be alive ...
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By Meghana Rathore: In a severe blow to authorities and most importantly, civil liberties in Pakistan, a 25-year-old pregnant woman was stoned to death right outside the High Court in Lahore, which is located on a main downtown thoroughfare in ...
intercaste marriage

By Grishma Mehta: “Marriages are made in heaven, but are destroyed on earth” Glories are sung of the diversity of India in all corners of the world and this is one of the things we as Indians feel particularly proud ...
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By Mowshimkka Renganathan: “No matter how old you are, there will always be someone to tell you what you should be”. We hear about honour killings, emotional and verbal abuse, forced marriages and so many violence’s against girls. There is ...
Violence-Against-Women

By Jyoti Singh: “Had she been my daughter, I would have shot her for the shame she has brought upon our family!” How many times have you heard something of this kind before? Ask me and I will tell you ...
Honour killing

By Ankur Sohanpal: The slaying of 4 women and a teenage girl for ‘dancing’ with unrelated men in the UC Peech Bela, Palas tehsil, Kohistan district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan has been much in the news recently within the country as ...
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By Shruti Shreya: “Kill your daughter if she elopes”, was the advice given to a father looking for his missing daughter in U.P. You would think that these were words uttered by uneducated people of some backward or tribal area ...
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By Nitum Jain: The case of a Punjab Minister Bibi Jagir Kaur, who has finally been convicted for kidnapping and forceful abortion, has brought to the fore the perennial issues of foeticide and honour crime once again. A public figure ...
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By Sowmya Krishnamurthy: India portrays itself as a developing nation with an economic growth that is skyrocketing every microsecond. India portrays itself as a nation of mixed cultures and traditions that is tolerant of one another. What is true in ...
aarushi_talwar

By Shivani Singh: May 17, 2008 — a teenager Aarushi Talwar was found brutally murdered. December 29, 2010 — Two and a half years down the line, the CBI files a closure report. The Noida double murder case still remains unsolved ...
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By Rahul Gautam: In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinction out of their own minds & then believe them to be true”. — Lord Buddha Let us model the ‘Indian Society’  as an ...
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By Sakshi Abrol: What does the word ‘culture’  or say ‘tradition’ brings to our mind? For some it would be the picture of their God placed under the sanctum sanctorum and yet others may think of their rituals or festivals. Quite ...
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Read on as Shruthi Venukumar expresses her grief on the growing trend of killing for honour in India. She was brought into this world, riding on her mother’s pain, Nine months of nourishment behind her, a lifetime of it ahead. ...
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By Sango Bidani: Recently, there has been a spate of honor killings in the country and this has led the government to decide what laws should be put in place to stop this heinous crime. Also whether the Hindu Marriage ...

Trishla Gupta: In a world where people chat with 3G technology and life goes on at a vroom pace, our society has regressed to the Dark Ages where the honor of society is killed without a thought. Lives are taken ...

Nitisha Tripathi: The ideal sequence of events in any land is: A girl loves a boy. The boy loves the girl. So, the girl and the boy get married and live happily ever after. Whereas, the sequence of events in ...

Radhika Bhargava: 02 June, 2010– Much as the name sounds- murders to save one’s honor. Murder of one upon whom he/she trusted the most, loved the most, and most importantly by its relatives for whom their honor is more beloved ...

Shewta Bhalla: In the wake of sudden media light on the cases of honour-killings, latest one being that of Delhi based journalist Nirupama Pathak, we are exposed to a heinous side of society that most of us have always chosen ...

We at Youth Ki Awaaz bring you exclusive footage of the “Justice for Nirupama” march at Jantar-Mantar, Delhi on 8th of April, 2010. Our Senior Editor, Kumar Ankit, got a chance to cover some of the aspects of the people’s ...

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