Forced Marriages in the UK and their Distinction from Arranged Marriages

Dr Bernard Andonian, co-founder and consultant solicitor at Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors discusses problems in the UK surrounding forced marriages and distinguishes them from customary arranged marriages.

His article discusses specifically the legal age of marriage in the UK, what forced marriages are and what makes them illegal in the UK. It also discusses child marriages, how forced marriages occur, what to look out for in a forced marriage relationship, what protection orders can be put into place and finally how forced marriages differ from arranged marriages. 

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