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Women in the CrossfireUnderstanding and Ending Honor Killing$
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Robert Paul Churchill

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190468569

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190468569.001.0001

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Moral Transformation

Moral Transformation

Sustainability and Community Ownership

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(p.285) Chapter 9 Moral Transformation
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Women in the Crossfire
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Robert Paul Churchill

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190468569.003.0009

While Chapter 8 focused on grand strategy for awareness that honor killing is incompatible with truly honorable ways of life, this chapter emphasizes specific tactics for achieving a sustainable end to honor killing. The bottom-up, grassroots, and participatory programs discussed here will collectively break cycles of deadly violence. Tostan is recommended as a model for the diffusion of innovative ideas and norms and for community buy-in and ownership. School-based programs all serve the objectives of developing gender equality and respect for diversity, managing anger and emotional volatility, and increasing problem-solving competencies. Community-service programs will enable male youth to benefit from engagement with adult male leaders who do not have violence-prone personalities. Emphasis is placed on public health initiatives and self-improvement workshops for women, as well as couples’ training on domestic violence prevention and financial services. All activities will take place at or be coordinated through a collaborative community-school facility.

Keywords:   collaborative community-school programs, family services, innovation diffusion, Kashf foundation, microfinance, problem-solving, public health, Sharaf heroes, social skills, Tostan model

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