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Forced marriage seven years imprisonment

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 15 August 2013

Join the debate with Nihal at 10, he's asking, will seven years in prison stop forced marriages? The government wants to send a strong message to parents who think they can force their children to marry - and if they're reported they could face up to 7 years behind bars. Is this a good idea? After 11, Girl Guide leaders Sharon Knowles and Bijal Rama share their experiences from a recent trip to India. And after midday, seeing as the A-level results are announced today, Nihal wants to know if you would let your parents choose your university course for you?

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