Afghanistan: “Honor rape” of boys and men
The Muslim world is full of violent, graphic and alarming stories of ‘honor killings’, in which young woman are killed by male family members for dishonoring the family. ‘Honor rape’, in which the gang rape of a woman is used as a tool of social punishment, is spoken of less.
Almost unheard of is an ‘honor killing’ or ‘honor rape’ of a man. But the northern Afghanistan province of Jowzjan is grappling with just that