I looked at them in bewilderment as they proceeded to confiscate my phone and took the battery out. In addition to the strong preference for sons, note that all the sympathy was reserved for my father and not for both my parents. It is not uncommon for men to use violence to reinstate that honour. They cajoled, begged, and even threatened my sister to agree to wed any man whose family showed even the slightest interest in her regardless of her own feelings about the men in question. Studies suggest a significant proportion of Indian-origin families in Canada are practising female feticide, sex-selective abortion. The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Understanding izzat : Honour We hope this piece helps Canadian readers understand the ways in which the cultural construct of izzat , combined with ideas of hypermasculinity, leads to the devaluation of women, as well as a strong preference for sons, among Punjabi immigrant families. Special efforts should be made to include Punjabi men in this discourse.
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