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Take a Stand Against Forced Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, children, forced marriage )

Cher
- 197 days ago - walkfree.org
Every year forced marriage sentences millions of women and young children to a life in slavery. It's a crime that's widespread, but rarely spoken about - a crime that flourishes in the shadows of society. The UN says that forced marriage is likely to
Show Your Support for a Yemen Free of Forced Child Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, forced marriage, protection )

Cher
- 197 days ago - walkfree.org
Forced Child Marriage is a form of modern slavery, and in Yemen, the problem is widespread as there is currently no law making it illegal. However, we've heard that within the country, the movement to end Forced Child Marriage in Yemen
Take a Stand Against Forced Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, forced marriage )

Cher
- 262 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every year forced marriage sentences millions of women and children to a life in slavery. It's a crime that's widespread but rarely spoken about--one that flourishes in the shadows of society. According to the U.N., forced marriage is likely to increase
Ask the Yemeni Government to End Forced Child Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, forced marriage, protection, rights )

Cher
- 318 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
At the age of 8, Rawan was sold by her parents into a marriage with a man five times her age. The injuries her young body sustained from her "wedding night" resulted in her death, and her story has sent shockwaves throughout the world.
Britain: Ziauddin Sardar: Forced Marriage Must Be Criminalised
Society & Culture  (tags: women, rights, society, Forced marriage, children, honour-related kidnapping, sexual assault, beatings, murder crime, death, family )

Madalena
- 2373 days ago - stophonourkillings.com
According to official figures, up to 17,000 women in Britain are subjected to honour-related kidnapping, sexual assault, beatings and murder every year. A new report by the Centre for Social Cohesion suggests these figures underestimate the true extent of
Britain : Wall of Silence Around Victims of Forced Marriages - At Least 3,000 Each Year Unreported
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, young women, forced marriage, victims, "honour" crimes, women's rights, human rights, researcher Nazia Khanum, wall of silence )

LucyKalei
- 2395 days ago - guardian.co.uk
1st UK study ever conducted into prevalence of custom shows far more victims, spread across different ethnic minorities, than official figures suggest. Govt orders national count of missing schoolgirls amid fears 100s living in fear of "honour" violence
VIDEO: Girl Describes Despair In Testimony On Forced Marriage At Age 14 In Utah Trial of Fundamentalist Leader Warren Jeffs '
Society & Culture  (tags: fundamentalist Mormons, forced marriage, nonconsensual sex, rape, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sai, a jail called Purgatory, FBI's most wanted list )

LucyKalei
- 2571 days ago - video.ap.org
In 2nd day of Jeffs' trial, the girl, excluded from sect when finally did leave husband, sobs as she testifies to despair & suicide attempt after being forced to marry by sect leader. Jeffs, charged with 2 counts of rape, faces life in prison...
   

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