FORCED MARRAIGE

Parents who force their children to marry face jail sentences under tough laws to be unveiled tomorrow by Theresa May.

The Home Secretary will promise a sweeping crackdown after warnings that up to 8,000 young women a year are pushed into wedlock without their consent.

David Cameron says forced marriage, which involves families from Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and east Africa, is ‘little more than slavery’ and ‘completely wrong’.

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