Honor Killings in Pakistan Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Honor Killings in Pakistan
This paper looks at the problem of honor killings in Pakistan.
# 130777 | 1,500 words | 0 sources | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Anthropology (Middle Eastern) , Ethnic Studies (Middle East) , Sociology (General)


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In this article, the writer notes that women throughout the world have long suffered at the hands of their husbands, fathers, and other male relatives. Critics of this practice, world wide, state very simple arguments against it: women aren't property, women have basic rights, crimes against women should be treated in the same manner as crimes against men. However, none of these are paid attention to by the majority of the people the arguments are intended to address or indeed even the nations in which they live. The writer presents a description of the problem of honor killings in Pakistan. The writer then looks at the history of such killings in Pakistan and also offers suggestions for the amelioration of the problem.

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"Why would a father, husband, or brother kill his daughter, wife, or sister? In some parts of the world, including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Uganda, and many countries in the Middle East, when a woman's family believes that her behavior has threatened the "family honor," killing her is seen as the only alternative. The practice of "honor killing", which is the murder of a (generally) female relative who is perceived to have brought dishonor to the family (which can be defined in terms as broad as looking at a man in ..."

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