Nevertheless, honor crimes are increasingly visible in the media.
Police, politicians, and feminist activists in Europe and in some Muslim countries are beginning to treat them as a serious social problem. Willingness to address the problem of honor killing, however, does not extend to many Muslim advocacy groups in North America. S.-based advocacy groups are ironic given the debate in the Middle East.
In an effort to support survivors in cases where abusive partners have access to firearms, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has developed a tip sheet with frequently asked questions to help survivors navigate their unique situations.
To view and download this tip sheet, click the button below.
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