BBC Woman’s Hour 23/11/16

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Jasvinder Sanghera on BBC Woman’s Hour

Last month Pakistan passed a landmark bill that guarantees mandatory prison sentences of 25 years for perpetrators of so-called “honour killings”. What and how might such a change affect so-called honour killings and honour based violence within the UK, and what are the challenges involved in prosecuting cases where British girls are taken to Pakistan and are forcibly married or murdered? Jasvinder Sanghera, founder and director of the charity Karma Nirvana, Bradford West Labour MP Naz Shah and lawyer Sulema Jahangir of firm Dawson Cornwall join Jane to discuss.

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