Tag : Honor Violence
Historical Overview of U.S. Policy and Legislative Responses to Honor-Based Violence, Forced Marriage, and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
Authors: Marieke Brock and Emma Buckthal
Publication: September 2018
This report, produced by the National Institute of Justice, aims to support law enforcement’s ability to understand and identify acts of gender-based violence in the United States that are rooted in cultural practice by providing a high-level historical perspective of these practices and the U.S. government’s response to them.
Is Forced Marriage a Problem in the United States? Intergenerational Conflict over Marital Choice Among College Students at the City University of New York from Middle Eastern, North African, and South Asian Migrant Families
Author: Anthony Marcus (John Jay College of Criminal Justice) in partnership with the AHA Foundation
Drawing on interviews from a purposive sample of 100 City University of New York students, this study documents the presence of intergenerational conflict over honor, sexuality, and marital choice within MENASA migrant communities with the goal of assessing whether forced marriage is a problem in the United States.
Author: House of Commons, Home Affairs Committee (United Kingdom)
Publication: Sixth Report of Session 2007–08, Volume I (2008)
The UK’s House of Commons report on the issues of domestic violence, forced marriage, and honor-based violence.
Survivors of Honour Based Violence & Forced Marriage in the UK: Sample Study Compiled by Karma Nirvana
Author: Karma Nirvana
Publication: August 2008
This report presents statistics gathered from the Karma Nirvana Forced Marriage and Honor Violence hotline in the UK from it’s inception on April 11th, 2008 to August 11th, 2008.