Essays Tagged: "Honor killing"

Elizabeth Kim, a Korean war orphan.

ant. When her mother refuses, the men string the woman up in her own house. Kim, a witness to this "honor killing," still sees "those milk-white feet" twitch, as if in a dance, then grow still.As a "h ...

(3 pages) 24 0 1.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Crimes of Honor

Crimes of Honor Since the beginning of time in their culture, men in Jordan have committed crimes that ... e, men in Jordan have committed crimes that are cruel and unjust to women. These crimes are called ?Honor crimes? since it is believed that the family honor will be restored or ?cleansed? when the kil ... people suffer from unemployment and debt, which has an affect on the household. In Jordan, acts of honor crimes are legal and barely punished. In their culture, the crimes are not only forgiven, but ...

(4 pages) 74 2 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Third World Paper

Middle EastContent1.Introduction2.Status of girl in Middle East world3.Education4.Circumcision and honor killing5.Marriage6.Veiling7.conclucionWomen in the Middle EastThere are over half a billion wo ... nds' family. (Ramsay.m.Darik& Elsa Marston, 1996) Furthermore, sons can carryOn family name and honor but girls cannot. Therefore, in the eyes of middle-east peopleBoys are more valuable than girl ...

(9 pages) 90 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

reflective on group work

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays