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Warning over summer forced marriages

Teachers, doctors and airport staff need to be alert to the problem of forced marriages over the school holidays, the government has warned.

Ministers said there were concerns about teenagers being taken abroad thinking they were going on holiday but being forced into marriage instead.

The government's Forced Marriage Unit had 400 reports between June and August last year.

Luke Walton reports.

  • 10 Aug 2013
  • From the section UK
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