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Forced Marriage

Since watching a Panorama episode about the 'honour'-based abuse and murder prevalent within many (mostly) Asian communities in Britain, along with the custom of forced marriages which is tightly interwoven with the honour system (many commentators, indeed, cite the forced marriage tradition as the crux of the problem), I've been compiling notes with the intention of writing a piece on it. Unfortunatley, lack time means that a hefty swathe of notes that still feel incomplete is all I've managed so far. I will get to it sometime but it might take me a while. In the meantime, though, I thought I'd let someone else do the work, by sharing this video I found during 'the course of my enquiries'.


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