Turkey: Honour Killings

01-Dec-2007 00:08:00
In many parts of the world, women still face the prospect of being murdered to protect family honour. It is estimated that as many as 5,000 women are victims of so-called 'honour killings' every year. One country that's been trying to do something about this is Turkey. But, some traditions -- no matter how violent -- are hard to change.

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In many parts of the world, women still face the prospect of being murdered to protect family honour. It is estimated that as many as 5,000 women are victims of so-called 'honour killings' every year. One country that's been trying to do something about this is Turkey. But, some traditions -- no matter how violent -- are hard to change.
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21C1200
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21C1203