In this ‘Need to Know’, it is estimated that thousands of British school children are forced into marriage every year. With new laws giving schools the power to help stop this, what exactly can be done?
In this video, the facts about forced marriage and advice, are provided. Wayne Ives, from the Government’s Forced Marriage Unit, explains how to spot the signs and one teenager, Narina, says how she escaped a forced marriage to her cousin in Pakistan.
Shaykh Faiz Siddiqi, from the Muslim Arbitration Tribunal clarifies the difference between arranged and forced marriages.