Video: How This Remarkable Young Woman Stood Up To Stop Honor Killings

15 Sep 2015 5:08 AM GMT
Video: How This Remarkable Young Woman Stood Up To Stop Honor Killings

Nearly 1000 “honor” killings are reported in Pakistan each year, murders by a family member for behavior deemed “shameful,” such as a relationship outside of marriage. When Khalida Brohi lost a close friend to the practice, she resolved to campaign against it. Yet she met resistance from an unlikely source: the very community she hoped to protect. In this powerful, honest talk, Brohi shares how she took a hard look at her own process, and offers sharp insights for other passionate activists.

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