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Six-year-old girl with learning difficulties forced into child marriage

Six-year-old girl with learning difficulties forced into child marriage

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
22/02/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

'It’s very much a British problem happening to girls and boys in our classrooms, and schools are not spotting the signs,' charity says. A six-year-old girl with learning difficulties was removed from school and taken to marry an older man in Pakistan, an investigation has found. The unnamed child, who subsequently returned to school in the UK, is among dozens of young girls and boys still being forced into marriage despite the introduction of legislation and specific task forces. She was among a number of cases reported following a  investigation, which found child marriages had been taking place in mosques and living rooms in the UK as well as abroad.