Honour Based Violence

Gavin Smith Domestic Violence, One Minute 0 Comments

Thursday 14th July is a day on which people across the country will be remembering those who have died due to so-called “Honour based violence” including Forced marriage.

The day is the birthday of a young woman called Shafilea Ahmed who was murdered by her parents when she was 17 years old.

This year would have been her 30th birthday. Shafilea will never blow out her birthday candles again.

 

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