Forced Marriage in Melbourne

Forced marriage

Melbourne Magistrate Court Charges Cleric

Forced marriageIn early January 2017 a Melbourne Magistrate Court charged a cleric over the forced marriage of a child. The marriage took place in September 2016. The man she was married to has also been charged for his part in the forced marriage. The case will continue to be heard in February. Read more…

Forced marriage is a crime in Australia. If you or someone you know is in a forced marriage or in danger of being forced to marry help is available at the My Blue Sky website.

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