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Calls to ban forced marriage

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The Government is to consult on a proposal to make it a criminal offence in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to force a person to marry against their will.

Jasvinder Sanghera, co-founder of Karma Nirvana, a charity that supports victims of forced marriage, outlines why the law should be changed.


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