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'My family are frightened for me': Saira Khan says she has people 'looking out' for her after speaking out on honour killings and 'political' naked shoot Saira, 50, revealed her families' concerns after she offered her opinion on honour killings within her community In November 2019, Saira posed for a nude photoshoot for a magazine, as she declared she no longer felt 'shame' over her body Saira admitted on Tuesday that some women would have been murdered for doing the same and wanted to use her platform to speak out The conversation comes off the back of ITV drama Honour which looks at the same topic of honour killings  Honour is a two-part series telling the true story of the murder of a woman who lost her life at the hands of her own family for falling in love with the wrong man

By Rebecca Davidson and Charlotte Dean For Mailonline

Published: 14:10 BST, 29 September 2020 | Updated: 14:43 BST, 29 September 2020

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Saira Khan revealed her family are worried for her safety during an impassioned chat on Loose Women on Tuesday about new ITV show, Honour.

The television personality, 50, revealed that 'if a woman wants to live her own life, that is a good excuse to kill her in some societies'.

She also said that her decision to strip naked for an OK! magazine shoot was a 'political' one because 'women in my community would be murdered for doing it.'

Concerns: Saira Khan revealed her family are worried for her safety during an impassioned chat on Loose Women on Tuesday about new ITV show, Honour

Concerns: Saira Khan revealed her family are worried for her safety during an impassioned chat on Loose Women on Tuesday about new ITV show, Honour

Honour is a two-part series that tells the true story of the murder of a woman who lost her life at the hands of her own family for falling in love with the wrong man. 

Speaking about the TV show, Saira told the panel: 'There are girls that look like me, that share my heritage, that need help. They are seen as minority girls and are not represented. I think this is what the drama showed really eloquently.'  

Saira explained: 'This happens because there are societies in this world where men are at the top and their whole purpose is to control women. If a woman wants to live her own

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