West Midlands Police have dealt with the second highest number of so-called honour based crimes in the UK, according to new figures.

The Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation, which obtained the data from FOI requests, has now called for a national strategy for police, the courts and schools to tackle the problem.

Across the UK there were more than 11,000 cases of honour crimes, which included abductions, false imprisonment and murder, according to the support group.

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