Honour Killing: A Continuing Socio-Cultural Shame in the Developing, Advancing and Shining India

  • Gunjan Sharma and Mandeep Kumar
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  • Gunjan Sharma

    Research Scholar at Galgotias University, India

  • Mandeep Kumar

    Professor at Galgotias University, India

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Life is hopeless. No one knows the next minute of life. In this case, everyone has the right and desire to live the life they want. No one should be forced to live a life where others are valued and respected. Honor killing is the killing of a person who does not accept the family's marriage or who changes his marriage at his own request, by a man or woman on the grounds that it would harm the family's honor. Family law takes care of the family, but forgets the love and compassion felt for family members. For example, if the husband is from the lower class of society, he will eventually lower the status of the family, causing the men of the family to kill the girls. They should not forget that a girl's life is not about caste, caste is not important, what is important is the love and compassion for the child. Therefore, no one who violates the law will be free. So-called "murders" are more common in India than statistics and mainstream media reports suggest. Apart from under-reporting, these crimes are often treated as murder, torture and kidnapping under existing sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), making it difficult to detect and learn the facts and circumstances of these crimes.



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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 735 - 747

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.116760

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