Honour killings


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it is a presentation on honour killing and the reasons behind it , it also has a video from amir khan shows satyamev jayate related to the topic. I got 9 on 10 for this presentation, but it also depends on how you speak........

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Honour killings

  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONTerm “HONOR KILLING” was first used by“Leiden Ane Nauta “ in 1978.Alsoreferred to as “ Customary Killing “ or“Domestic Public Violence “ , it is a social evildominating the Middle East.Even males are also killed if they the socialcriminal.
  3. 3. A Global IssueMiddle EastIndiaPakistan Brazil Ecuador, Egypt, Israel, Italy, JordanMorocco, Sweden, Turkey, and Uganda.
  4. 4. Reasons Behind Honor Killing Marrying Person Outside The Caste Or Religion.Disobeying The Engaging Dress Code Given By The Honor In Lesbian Or GayCommunity To Killing Relationshi The Females. ps Refusing Arranged Marriage.
  5. 5. A Diagrammatical Representation Honour Killings - Varying Reasons 7.50% Love intrigues Casteism 35.90 56.60 % % Marriage related
  6. 6. Cultural Defenses  Purify The Community Or Family Status .  Tradition and tribal beliefs.  The strong emphasis on family relationships .  Belief that the demands of “westerners” deny the different cultural traditions of those practicing honor killings
  7. 7. Factors leading to Rise in Killings Political Support Gender discrimination. Persons Who Killed The Victims In Their Honor Are Almost Never Punished .In Rare Case They Are Brought On Trial For Serving Only For Three Months In Prison At Most .Moreover Most Of Them Are Let Off.
  8. 8. Nirupama Pathak, a 22 year old journalist, reportedly 3 monthspregnant were allegedly killed by their family near their familyhome in Jharkhand on last week of April 2010 because offalling in love with a lower caste boy .In Shivganga district of South Indian State, Tamilnadu,a 20 year old girl Megala and a 24 year old boyShivkumar were killed by Megala’s father and brotherafter being traced out when they eloped out after tendays of the marriage of Megala with another one.
  9. 9. Zahidas brother brutally attackedher because he alleged she hadbeen unfaithful and broughtshame to the family. He cut off herears, tongue, and nose, gougedout her eyes. Some women are burned alive by their families to regain the family honor
  10. 10. Du’a Khalil Aswad Age: 17 (Iraq) Stoned to death by members of hercommunity for falling in love with a Sunni Muslim man. April 7, 2007
  11. 11. Babli (India) Drowned dead with husband Manoj by relatives,for marrying within the same village gotra June 15, 2007
  12. 12. Facts from surveys : According to Delhi-based Indian Population Statistics Survey (IPSS)in mid -2007 almost 655 homicidal cases have been registered ashonor killings in India . Killings Percentage 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 Uttar Haryana North Pradesh Western
  13. 13. …Continued According to a data compiled by Haryana Police , 34 incidents of Honour Killings were reported in the state between 2008 and 2010 . In March 2010 , Haryana court sentenced 5 people to death for murdering a couple on the orders of “ Khap Panchayats ” , a traditional unofficial local council . All- India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) , an association since 1985 confirms that 6 to 7 cases of honor killings has been reported every month in India . Moreover, it has been reported that 10% of all women killings come under the category of “ Honour Killings ” .
  14. 14. Statistical graph :Honour Killings in India - a Study 0 35 98 56 2008 2009 2010
  15. 15. JUDICIARY SILENCE!!! Why is the judiciary silent ???Have police investigated these crimes thoroughly?Do we have transparency about how such investigations arecarried out?Why Indians families silently endure these killings?In a powerful democracy like India,it is a shame that we haveno legal safegaurd to address this crime that has steadily increasedover the last few decades.
  16. 16. What can we do ?Raise awareness through educationSend letters to relevant heads of countries where this is happening and advise them to act immediatelySet up a fund to raise
  17. 17. …CONTINUED Youth of India should be mobilized. Amendment of IPC(Indian Panel Code) to include honour killings as a separate offence. Public awareness about this issue, and fuel the people about its evil impact on society and country as whole.