November 20, 2012

In New Zealand, concern that 16- and 17-year-olds are being forced to marry into often-abusive relationships has prompted an MP to draft a bill which would require minors to declare their consent in court.

In New Zealand, concern that 16- and 17-year-olds are being forced to marry into often-abusive relationships has prompted […]
January 15, 2012

In New Zealand, migrant girls “at risk” of FGM, according to new study

An international study says “a growing number” of girls and young women living in immigrant communities in New […]
February 13, 2011

Teens forced into marriages

As many as 50 underage New Zealand girls a year are being forced into marriages by Sikh and […]
January 28, 2011

Plea for ban on forced marriages

In New Zealand, ethnic women’s groups are lobbying the Government to pass legislation against forced marriages as escalating […]
January 25, 2011

Burnt woman’s son, husband found

In Fiji, a four-year-old boy, flown out of New Zealand by his father the day after his mother’s […]
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