Western Governments Play a Key Role in Successful Honor Killing Escapes


A woman who has been humiliated, battered, and death threatened almost daily from childhood on; who has not been taught that she is an individual and, as such, entitled to human rights; does not believe she has an identity other than that of daughter, sister, wife, and mother - how can such a person suddenly decide that her life is worth saving and that she is entitled to both freedom and happiness?