Code Red: Honour Killings

Every year, thousands of women are killed for defiling their families’ honour. We hear the stories of four young Dutch girls, all living in a state of ‘Code Red’, on the run from their families. Dunya, 14, was sexually abused by a brother. Now her father wants to kill her to restore their family’s honour. Nadya, 17, is in danger because she had an abortion. And Saba and Zara have gone into hiding because they lost their virginity. An eye-opening look at honour-based crime in Europe.


  • Year: 2010
  • Duration: 42 mins
  • Production: Posh Productions
  • Director: Jessica Villerius
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: Netherlands

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