Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honour killings


Nearly 1000 “honour” 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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