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UK Activist Provides Support for Victims of Honor Crimes

Half the Sky Movement

Jasvinder Sanghera ran away from home the day before she was to board a plane to India to get married. After her older sister set herself on fire to escape her unhappy marriage, Jasvinder established Karma Nirvana as a place for victims of honor crimes and gender-based violence to find help and support. The organization handles up to 700 calls a week within the U.K. Jasvinder encourages people to be on the lookout for victims who may be suffering in silence in the UK or America.

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