Government supports law to prevent forced marriage – Ministry of Justice

Posted May 10th, 2007 in forced marriages, news by sally

“The Government today pledged its support for legislation aimed at protecting the victims of forced marriages and preventing them from taking place.”

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Ministry of Justice, 10th May 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Government unit saves 11-year-old from forced marriage in Dhaka – The Guardian

Posted May 9th, 2007 in Bangladesh, forced marriages, news by sally

“The government’s forced marriage unit has rescued an 11-year-old British girl whose parents married her to a Bangladeshi man in Dhaka, it has emerged.”

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The Guardian, 9th May 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk