Tuesday, March 11, 2008

'Thousands' of British girls in forced marriages

By Sophie Borland Last Updated: 10:53am GMT 11/03/2008

There is growing concern thousands of British girls are being taken out of schools and forced into marriages after new figures hinted the problem was far worse than previously thought.
A study by the Home Office found there were more than 300 inquiries in the town of Luton in one year and the issue is likely to be widespread across the country.


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