Monday, 2 April 2012
In contrast, research by the JAN Trust, a London based women’s charity, found that 85 per cent of 1,000 Pakistani women reported at least one forced marriage in their family. But, 77 per cent said they would not seek help from the police as this would lead to a complete break with their communities, and could even lead to violent retaliation as a result of the ‘shame’ bought on the family.
Source: Independent

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