Aasiya Hassan, 37, USA
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Aasiya was beheaded by her husband, Muzzammil (on the right in this photograph), in Orchard Park, NY, on February 12, 2009. In the days prior to her death, she had filed for divorce. She leaves behind four children.
Ellen R. Sheeley is the author of Reclaiming Honor in Jordan: A National Public Opinion Survey on "Honor" Killings and a contributor to the anthology Nothing But Red. In 2003, she journeyed to Jordan, where she learned of the needs for empirical...
Causes Ellen Sheeley Supports
For All Women Foundation
Ellen’s Favorite Books
I vacillate between Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" and Frank McCourt's "Angela's Ashes." I've read both multiple times and relate perhaps too well to...