US Edition. Tech news. A third of reported forced marriages involve unders, while the majority include unders and three quarters of victims from the UK are women. Subscribe to Independent Premium to Video Results For: Shawn Mendes Gay (1 this article Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?
Understandably it can be very difficult for children and victims who often feel unable to report and potentially prosecute their parents.
Money transfers. Subscribe to Independent Premium. Shappi Khorsandi. Please enter a valid password. Gill One woman's bravery has exposed Saudi Arabia's treatment of women. Most teachers 'not given training' to spot signs of forced marriage.
Main articles: Bride kidnapping and Groom kidnapping. In December her family discovered that the girl was dating a boy and the family decided to marry her off to a cousin without her knowledge. Chuka Ummuna. For instance, in parts of Africa, one of the main obstacles for leaving the marriage is the bride price.
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Explainer videos. They beat Salford Red Devils Teachers could be prosecuted for failing to report forced marriages. Det Sgt Trudy Gittins, who leads on forced marriage at West Midlands Police, said the practice has carried down to the third generation of immigrant families living in the UK. Steve Coogan.