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More forced marriage calls than ever to Childline

More forced marriage calls than ever to Childline

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
31/07/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

More children than ever are calling Childline with fears over , the NSPCC has warned. Hundreds of "frightened" and "helpless" teens as young as 13 are contacting  for support. The charity said it delivered 12 per cent more counselling sessions in 2016/17 than in 2015/16. It comes as the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) said some families use the long school summer holidays to pull children out of Britain and marry them off abroad to strangers.