honor-based violence

Sweden Sees Rise in Forced and Child Marriage Reports

According to the National Suppression of Honor Prevention of Childhood and Forced Marriage, a hotline set up for victims, the number of calls from those wanting to get out of forced or child marriages has steadily increased in Sweden.

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - AUGUST 05: A young relative stands with a groom during a mass wedding organized by the Palestinian party Hamas August 5, 2005 in Gaza City, the Gaza Strip. The brides have a separate ceremony in private. During the two-day celebration, 111 couples will be married. …