Pakistani Policeman to Help Highlight ‘Honour’ Crimes in UK

via icwales.icnetwork.co.uk

A SENIOR police officer from Pakistan will travel to Cardiff next month to help Wales address the taboo problem of “honour crimes” against women. Some cultures, mainly from Asia, set so much store by res-pectability that women are punished – sometimes by murder – for any act deemed to bring dishonour on their families. Police and other experts are convinced that so-called honour crimes are affecting people from ethnic-minority communities in Wales…