Honour Crimes in Pakistan: Unveiling Reality and Perception

Gauhar, Neha Ali

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Abstract

The focus of this research study is the opinion of the Pakistani people from urban and rural backgrounds of all four provinces, to ascertain their opinion on key issues concerning the widespread practice of honour crimes in Pakistan. The report is based on both qualitative and quantitative data. For the qualitative information, 70 key informant interviews and roundtable dialogues were used to gather opinions. Background and historical material used in the report came from a review of historical books, newspapers, reports, articles, journals, and the experience from CAMP programmes. The quantitative data comprised of interviews of 2,140 adult male and female respondents through a structured questionnaire.

Document type: Book
Publisher: CAMP
Place of Publication: Islamabad
Date: 2014
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 30 January 2015
ISBN: 978-969-9534-10-2
Number of Pages: 151
Faculties / Institutes: Organisations / Associations / Foundations > Community Appraisal & Motivation Programme (CAMP)
DDC-classification: "Social services; association"
Controlled Subjects: Pakistan, Ehrenmord
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pakistan, Ehrenmord, Tradition / Pakistan, Honour Crime, Tradition
Subject (classification): Sociology
Countries/Regions: Pakistan
Additional Information: also online available at http://camp.org.pk/