T/R Journal Article Discussion Questions

Use these discussion questions that accompany the readings in the text/reader, for further exploration and understanding of concepts.

  1. How is the concept of shame created in cultures where honor-based violence is prevalent?
  2. To what extent are offenders in honor-based violence cases punished? What measures need to be implemented to protect women from these crimes?
  3. How do women enter and exit the experience of sexual trafficking?
  4. Compare and contrast the jail the offender and the protect the victim models of trafficking enforcement. What are the best practices that can be implemented from these two models to address the needs of trafficking victims?
  5. What suggestions have been made to work within the communities that support genital mutilation?
  6. What challenges exist in responding to cases of rape during times of war?