Campaigners say even when women, many of them teenagers, have objected to their spouses being issued visas to join them in Britain, officials all too often ignore their opposition. Eighty-eight developed into full cases. They included direct appeals from women or objections from others who feared the marriages had been forced. Visas were issued in 42 of the cases, while another 10 are pending a final decision.
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Five victims who suffered at the hands of another Rotherham grooming gang have received justice — up to two decades after their appalling ordeals. Pexels London — Five victims who suffered at the hands of another Rotherham grooming gang have received justice — up to two decades after their appalling ordeals. On Monday at Sheffield Crown Court, seven men were found guilty of a total of 24 sex crimes committed between and The victims, now in their 30s, were given drugs and alcohol and passed around between young men of Pakistani heritage to be raped and sexually assaulted in the South Yorkshire town. Since , dozens of men and two women have been convicted over sex crimes in Rotherham. The fear of being labelled racist meant the authorities did little to tackle the abuse.
Aung San Suu Kyi makes first political trip outside home since release 14 Aug For most of the women from Burma who are sold as unwilling brides in China, there are no happy endings. Instead, they face at best lives of misery and drudgery. At worst, they are driven to suicide. No one knows how many thousands of women are trafficked into China each year to be the wives of the men known as guang gun, or bare branches, the bachelors in rural areas who cannot find brides by conventional means. What is certain is that it is a number increasing all the time.
June What is a Forced marriage? A forced marriage is defined as a marriage conducted where consent of the bride, groom or both has been obtained through emotional pressure or physical abuse. Forced marriages are different from arranged marriages. In an arranged marriage, both the bride and groom consent to marry the person suggested to them by their families; in a forced marriage consent is missing.