‘Shamed’: British Asian Sarbjit Kaur Athwal’s Journey of Fighting Against Honour Based Violence

“…Women are afraid to speak up or come forward because they feel they will not be supported, no one will listen or understand them. Professionals and the police have a lack of understanding around cultural issues and understanding which they must learn before the right support can be given to any victim. …”

Honour based violence survivor and founder of the True Honour charity, Sarbjit Kaur Athwal’s book “Shamed” follows her journey in speaking out against gender violence and finding justice for her sister-in-law who was murdered in the name of family honour. Read the full Brown Girl Magazine feature here

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