22 Syllables That Can Get You Killed

22 Syllables That Can Get You Killed.

In an Afghan culture, where arranged marriages are dictated by family scions, who are men, a daughter’s marital future is virtually out of her hands. Across ethnic marriages are unheard of normally, and an elopement usually ends in tragedy. Family honour can be at risk if a man or a woman chooses to break taboos, and honour killings seem to be the routine arising out of forbidden love. This article explores some of these intricacies of the Afghan culture pertaining to love.

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