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Documentary Explores Pervasive Issue of 'Honor Violence'i
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Tabinda Naeem
March 28, 2014 7:38 PM
Thousands of women and girls around the world are subjected to forced marriage, mutilation, attacks and even murder — all in the name of "honor." A new documentary, "Honor Diaries," features nine women's rights advocates with connections to Muslim-majority societies. VOA's Tabinda Naeem has more.

Documentary Explores Pervasive Issue of 'Honor Violence'

Tabinda Naeem

Published March 28, 2014

Thousands of women and girls around the world are subjected to forced marriage, mutilation, attacks and even murder — all in the name of "honor." A new documentary, "Honor Diaries," features nine women's rights advocates with connections to Muslim-majority societies. VOA's Tabinda Naeem has more.


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