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Forced into a marriage from England to Pakistan

Shakilla talks exclusively to IOHR TV about her terrifying forced marriage. At the age of 16 she was taken to Pakistan against her will to marry her 24-year-old cousin and subsequently suffered horrific domestic violence. At Karma Nirvana, a Leeds based charity, we spoke to the director about the problems women face in alerting the authorities and the lengthy procedures to seek divorce and gain independence.

09 March 2019 / 16 MINS

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