Sweden launches inquiry into forced marriage

The Swedish government has announced the launch of an inquiry aimed at tightening legislation banning forced and child marriages, which it identified as a continuing problem: “Many times these types of marriages are entered into abroad and often affect girls and boys, young women and young men, who often live in a reality of honour-related violence and oppression,” integration and equality minister Nyamko Sabuni and justice minster Beatrice Ask said in a joint statement on Thursday.

via:[http://www.thelocal.se/26766/20100521/]

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