Tulip Mazumdar with an abandoned wife in Pakistan
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Pakistani mothers abandoned and forced to give up children

31 January 2013 Last updated at 02:57 GMT

An increasing number of Pakistani women are coming forward saying they have been forcibly separated from their children in the UK.

According to lawyers, Foreign Office officials and charities, they are also being abandoned in Pakistan by their British Pakistani husbands.

The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from Pakistani-administered Kashmir.