Teens forced into marriages

As many as 50 underage New Zealand girls a year are being forced into marriages by Sikh and Muslim religious leaders who abuse a loophole in the Marriage Act to get away with it: a respected ethnic women’s group, Shakti Community Council, is making the claim this week as it launches a media campaign to get the act changed.

via:[http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/4651006/Teens-forced-into-marriages]

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