UK Mother Convicted Of Forcing 17-Year Old Daughter To Marry In Pakistan

British court has convicted a mother of forcing her daughter into a
marriage in Pakistan, the first successful prosecution of its type,
highlighting the plight of hundreds of girls in the United Kingdom.
Birmingham court convicted the mother of four on Tuesday of duping her
17-year-old daughter into traveling to Pakistan on the pretext of a
family holiday and forcing her to marry a relative almost twice her age.
was the first time a conviction has been secured after a victim
testified against her own family. 
Legislation against forced marriage
was introduced in the UK in 2014, but has led to only one previous
successful prosecution. Good she got justice!

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