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Male Forced Marriages.

Started by Tank, July 01, 2010, 07:43:40 AM

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I had not realised this happened until I read this, although I should have as it has happened to a gay Muslim chap who works with my wife.

Specialist unit reports more male forced marriages

QuoteThe {UK} government unit dealing with forced marriages received 65% more calls about male victims last year than the previous year, figures show.

In 2009 it received more than 220 emails and calls to its help line about male victims, up from 134 in 2008.

Many male victims were forced into marriage because their families know or suspect they are gay, it said.

The majority of cases involve families from South Asia, particularly Pakistan, India and Bangladesh...
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