Author and columnist Rafia Zakaria critiques the coverage of honor crimes in the West. If the project of honor-crime storytelling is to bring about a moral shift in communities, then the naming-and-shaming model of journalism has failed. Instead, stories need to be directed toward deeper, more contextualized narratives that unlock the how and why of these crimes.
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Research Article| June 01 2016
Honor Killings: Telling their Stories Won’t End the Crimes
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 70–76.
Rafia Zakaria; Honor Killings: Telling their Stories Won’t End the Crimes. World Policy Journal 1 June 2016; 33 (2): 70–76. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3642560
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