A teenager murdered at the hands of her parents will be remembered during an annual memorial day next week.

The third Shafilea Ahmed Day will take place next Thursday, July 14 on what would have been her 31st birthday after suffering years of 'honour-based' violence by those who were meant to love and protect her.

The Great Sankey High School pupil was killed in 2003 after her parents believed she had brought shame on the family.

The 17-year-old was suffocated to death in front of her siblings.

To raise awareness of 'honour-based' killing, a national day of memory was set up by Karma Nirvana.

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