Record numbers call UK hotlines over forced marriage and honour abuse ahead of ban

By Emma Batha | Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:32 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – UK charities helping victims of forced marriage and ‘honour-based’ abuse say calls to their hotlines have soared and predicted they will rise further when forced marriage becomes a criminal offence later this year.

They urged school teachers and students to be vigilant ahead of the Easter break as girls are most at risk of being forced into marriage ...

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