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A woman takes a selfie with three others while attending the Vaisakhi Parade in Surrey, B.C., on April 22, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Punjabi ideas of honour can lead to girl-shaming and prenatal sex selection

Studies suggest a significant proportion of Indian-origin families in Canada are practising female feticide. It is crucial to understand how gender inequality may lead to sex selection.
Most of us would react to a title like Honour Killings are Morally Justified that with immediate revulsion. Rehan Khan/EPA

Dangerous ideas, honour killings and moral seriousness

Last night, after a public outcry, the Sydney Opera House’s Festival of Dangerous Ideas pulled a presentation from its upcoming program. The talk in August by Sydney writer and Hizb ut-Tahrir representative…

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