Schools warned on forced marriage

A leading campaigner against forced marriages has warned that thousands of south Asian schoolgirls in West Yorkshire could be at risk of abuse: Jasvinder Sanghera, who fled her home to avoid being forced into marriage at the age of 15, was speaking at a major conference on the issue in Bradford: “The question I would ask West Yorkshire is ‘the summer holidays have just ended, did you do a headcount of how many girls didn’t come back to school’? “

via:[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/bradford/8375456.stm]

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