Om pojkars situation i hederskulturer
Sammanfattning: Girls in honour cultures have been the subject of many studies and are often debated in the media. The purpose with this study was to focus on boys in honour cultures. I wanted to understand the situation of boys in honour cultures with a perspective of the rights of children. My central questions were: How is it to be a boy in honour cultures? Are boys in honour cultures exposed? How are they exposed? My study was a qualitative study in which I interviewed four professionals who meet boys in honour cultures in their work. I also interviewed boys in a focus group interview. My study showed that boys in honour cultures have both freedoms and restrictions. They are exposed to violence and they are forced to do things. I tried to understand the situation for boys by analysing my result from the family structure in honour cultures. I argued that in order to understand honour related violence we have to see the violence as culture specific. My conclusion was that boys in honour cultures are exposed in a way that goes against human rights and the convention on the rights of the child.
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