Shame and Honour-Based Violence Survey – Community Members

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This is a short survey (about 10 minutes long) for community members about shame and honour-based violence in the Calgary-area, launched by Calgary Counselling Centre .

For the purpose of this survey, shame and honour-based violence is defined as, “An incident or crime which has or may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family and/or community or when a person is punished by their family/community for allegedly undermining what they believe to be the correct code of behaviour."

 It can be distinguished from other forms of abuse, as it is often committed with some degree of approval and/or collusion from family and/or community members. 

We understand that shame and honour-based violence may not be a familiar term that you use and may identify this type of violence by another name. 

The survey is anonymous and confidential; this means that no identifying information is collected and survey responses will not be linked to individuals.