Forced Marriage Made Illegal

Birmingham has the worst rate of forced marriage outside of London. Today the Home Secretary has announced that the law has changed making the practice illegal in the UK.

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Forced marriage "totally unacceptable", says Equalities Minister

Equalities minister Lynne Featherstone has told Daybreak that forced marriage is "totally unacceptable", as plans are announced to make it a criminal offence.

Meanwhile, the Home Secretary Theresa May has said the Government's concern "will always be for victims".

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