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‘Honour-based’ offences rose by 81 per cent in last five years

The Guardian has reported that the number of honour based abuse (HBA) cases rose from 884 in 2016 to 1,599 last year – a rise of 81 per cent. The figures came from the responses of 28 out of 39 constabularies to freedom of information (FoI) requests.  HBA cases include offences such as rape, death threats and assault.

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