Forced child bride warns August is ‘hot month’ for parents to take daughters overseas to trick them into marriage – The Mirror

A child bride taken to Bangladesh and forced into marriage at 15 says August is the ‘hot month’ for parents to trick their daughters into such arrangements.

Rubie Marie – not her real name – was wed to a man twice her age when she was just a teenager, and when she managed to escape she then found herself in the arms of an abusive man.

She is now living in Birmingham with her 17-year-old daughter by the husband she was forced to marry, and a son, 15, from her violent relationship that followed.

Read more here: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/forced-child-bride-says-august-10941617

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