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How charities are trying to fight forced marriages by raising awareness
By: Barfi Culture Team
Published: 17th September 2018

Forcing someone to get married against their will is a criminal offence, it carries a maximum sentence of seven years.

But despite this, the number of cases of forced marriages has risen by 80% in the last year in the UK.

A charity set up to help victims of the crime is marking its 25th anniversary with a play based on the real life accounts of survivors, with the hope it will help raise awareness.

Journalist Monika Plaha reports.


Video published on 17th September 2018 in the Crime section




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