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The film "Honor Diaries" provides women the opportunity to tell their stories about the misogynistic practice known as "honor violence" in their native culture. The film – not the practice - has been attacked by certain Muslim civil rights groups, especially the organization known as CAIR – the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

The film follows nine women whose lives have been affected by what is known as the "honor culture" in certain Islamic cultures. Practices such as female genital mutilation, honor violence, honor killings and forced marriage at young ages make up the panoply of horrors these women or their family members experienced first hand.


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