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NEW RESEARCH REVEALS: In only five years, police record more than 11,000 ‘honour’ based violence cases

Expert, Diana Nammi, Executive Director of the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) is available for interview.

On Thursday 9 July 2015, the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO), a leading women’s rights charity campaigning to end all forms of “honour” based violence, including forced marriage, child marriage and female genital mutilation, publishes new research revealing that from 2010 to 2014 UK police have recorded more than 11,000 cases of “honour” based violence.

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Joanne Payton, IKWRO’s  Information and Research officer is currently working on research into the survival of traditional forms of marriage in Kurdish regions.

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