Honour violence widespread in Sweden
Published: 9 Jun 08 07:23 CET
Honour-related violence is rampant across the country, according to a new study by Sveriges Radio.
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75 percent of the country’s social services answered a survey from Sveriges Radio. Seven of ten responded that they had dealt with cases involving honour-related violence.
Honour-related violence most often affects women and young girls. In families where it occurs, can girls be strictly controlled and have their social lives sharply restricted.
It can also involve forced marriage. http://www.thelocal.se/12306/20080609/
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