The Bristol area (UK) has seen a “significant rise” in forced marriages of both women and men over the past 5 years, with police saying only “the tip of the iceberg” is known and the scale of the problem is “not fully recognized”.

The Bristol area (UK) has seen a “significant rise” in forced marriages over the past 5 years, with police saying only “the tip of the iceberg” is known and the scale of the problem is “not fully recognized”. Many young people-women and men–are being flown to countries such as Pakistan to be forcibly married. Thanks to Detective McCallum for speaking up, may many follow his example.

Via:[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-14626630]

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