Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Interview with Deeyah Khan Award-winning Documentary Film Director and Music Producer

Photo courtesy of Deeyah Khan
‘Honour’ can be the most sought after, protected and prized asset that defines the status and reputation of a family within their community.  This burden weighs most heavily upon women’s behaviour. This collective sense of honour and shame has for centuries confined our movement, freedom of choice and restricted our autonomy. If you grow up in a community defined by these patriarchal concepts of honour and social structures, these are the parameters you are expected to live by. [read]