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<ul><li> 1. HONOUR KILLINGA SOCIAL INJUSTICE</li></ul> <p> 2. WHAT IS HONOUR KILLING ??? An honour killing or honour killing is the killing of a member of a family or social group by other members, due to the belief of the perpetrators that the victim has brought dishonour upon the family or community. Honour killings are directed mostly against women and girls, but have been extended to men. 3. DESCRIPTIVE FORM :- Acts of vengeance Usually death Committed by male family members against female family members Main target woman Honour killing" applies to killing of both males and females in cultures that practice it. 4. ORIGIN OF HONOURKILLING :- Honour killings were encouraged in ancient Rome, where male family members who did not take actions against the female adulterers in their family were "actively persecuted". 5. MAIN REASONS :- Backdrop of Caste System Ancient India Modern India Caste System False pride and honour 6. ANOTHER REASONS :- Refusing to enter into an arranged marriage, Being the victim of a sexual assault, Seeking a divorce - even from an abusive husband 7. HONOUR INJUSTICE IN THEGLOBE Honour killings had been reported In Egypt,Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco,Pakistan, the Syrian ArabRepublic, Turkey, Yemen, andother Mediterranean and PersianGulf countries, and that they hadalso taken place in westerncountries suchas France, Germany andthe United Kingdom, withinmigrant communities. 8. HONOUR KILLING RATE :- 9. HONOUR KILLING IN INDIA :- Mainly in the Indian states of :- Uttarakhand, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar 10. CONSEQUENCES OF IT :- Honour killing always leads to inhuman killing of person on the basis of so called human made fake values and moral which is created by their own wrong perceptions 11. Actions and Law against honour killing in India: In a landmark judgment in March 2010, KARNAL district court ordered the execution of the five perpetrators of an honour killing, and imprisoning for life the khap (local caste-based council) head who ordered the killings of Manoj Banwala (23) and Babli (19), a man and woman of the same clan who eloped and married in June 2007. Despite having been given police protection on court orders, they were kidnapped; their mutilated bodies were found a week later in an irrigation canal 12. LAW BY SUPREME COURT :- In June 2010, scrutinizing the increasing number of honour killings, the Supreme Court of India issued notices to the Central Government and six states including Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar , Jharkhand and Rajasthan to take preventive measures against honour killings. 13. HOW TO STOP HONOUR KILLING :-1). Create plans to deal with everycontingency in advance2). Build links with other agencies,including police and solicitors.3).Plan for the protection of a widerange of service users: old, young,male, female, with or without children,employed, unemployed.4).Ensure the safety of all shelters andhousing</p>