Honour Based Violence (HBV) in a nutshell

IKWRO definition of HBV ‘Honour based violence’ is an organised and collective crime or incident, which has or may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family and/or community’. It could include mutilation, imprisonment, forced marriage or honour forced suicide. Who are typically most likely to be a victim of HBV … Read more…

Is HBV an issue in NZ?

The problem of threats, intimidation, physical harm and ‘honour killing’ on religious grounds is a worldwide issue across many religions. In non-Islamic (secular) and multi-cultural countries like New Zealand there is more exposure to other cultures and opportunity for Muslims to stray from the ‘right path’ in one way or another. Many Muslim communities are … Read more…