Many baby girls in Montenegro are unwanted because of social pressure to bear a male heir. Selective abortion has become an everyday practice. As a result, the gender imbalance is growing.
Model and actress Qandeel Baloch was strangled to death by her brother over the weekend. Baloch, who boldly defied Pakistan's patriarchal norms, is the latest victim of the Islamic country's masculine "honor."
Thirteen years ago, the murder of Hatun Sürücü shocked Germany. The killer was her own brother. Since then, there has been a debate about "honor killings." Even the use of this term is a point of contention.
The grotesque sexual assault on an 8-month-old baby in Delhi is the latest in a series of rapes that has prompted serious soul-searching as to why authorities are failing to protect women and girls.
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