– February 26, 2014
The Agenda with Steve Paikin  
The Agenda with Steve Paikin – “No Honour”:  
 watch now Headlines call them “honour killings.” Where is the line between honour and murder? As TVO airs the North American premiere of the documentary “Banaz: An Honour Killing,” The Agenda examines Banaz’s personal story, and what lies behind the headlines.


Once again thank you for being the keynote speaker at our conference. The effectiveness of the conference can best be described “as a catalyst” to drive the need of participants for more knowledge on this important topic. — A/Sgt Anil Singh,

In the Media

Aruna is in demand for television and radio interviews as the discussion and debate around honour-based violence grows. She has produced many research papers and is a published author. Please use the form at this link for more information or to ask about availability.

Papers and Published Works

  • Author of: Unworthy Creature – A Punjabi Daughter’s Memoir of Honour, Shame and Love  buy it now
  • Culturally Driven Violence Against Women  read now
  • Suicide Among Young Women of South Asian Origin  read now
  • Let’s All Pretend It is Not Happening  read now
  • Was Macleans Magazine Story Racist?  read now
  • Multiculturalism Muffles “Honour Killing” Criticism  read now
  • Culturally Centered Publications



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