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    Forced Marriage

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    Arrange and Forced Marriage are a 21 Century Crime The world is becoming a place where one citizenship or obtain money is a good solution for having a better future and some prey are young people and American citizens who are cheated and fall in love. Every year in the united states, young people is forced to marry because being pregnant or their religion. Some religions push young people to marry against their will. In the United States is allowed to marry before the age of 18 with the approval

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    found himself caught in the slavery-like practice, majority of us have never heard of, let alone realised it existed. This practice is called ‘forced marriages’, a practice, in which one or more parties is married without fully consenting, as they have been coerced, threatened, deceived, or because they are incapable of understanding the nature of forced marriages. This male student, while in high school, developed a secret relationship with a female outside his community. Upon discovering the relationship

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    The Issue of Forced Marriage

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    Girls all over the world are forced into marriages due to financial necessity, tradition and to ensure their future. Most of these girls married are at a young age: “One third of the world’s girls are married before the age of 18 and 1 in 9 are married before the age of 15”( “Child Marriage Facts and Figures”). The young ages of those being married reveal how crucial it is to resolve this problem. When child marriage occurs the parents of the bride usually chose the groom for their daughters; and

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    becomes a victim of forced marriage. Forced marriage is recognized in the UK as a form of violence and a serious abuse of human rights. In Re K, A Local Authority v N, Munby J emphasis that ‘forced marriage is a gross abuse of human rights…It is a form of domestic violence that dehumanises people by denying them their right to choose how to live their lives…no social or cultural imperative can extenuate and no pretended recourse to religious belief can possibly justify forced marriage.’ As a civil society

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    Forced marriage is when one of the two parties involved, this usually being the female, does not consent to the marriage but are forced into it by their family or community. In Australia, forced marriage is illegal but this does not seem to stop people from being taken overseas to be married, so should this practice still continue to be illegal in Australia if it isn’t being prevented? In many cultures and religions, marriage is considered a family matter. Parents believe that it is their duty to

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    Forced marriage has been an upcoming issue for a period of time now, as seen as a form of abuse and a honor crime against humanity specifically more so towards women throughout different cultures. Forced marriage within Europe is predominately practiced by minority cultures like South Asian, Somali, Chinese, Middle Eastern, and Latin American, among other cultures. These cultures alike others follow their own cultural and religious practices, but with todays society other cultures may view these

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    Stop Under Aged Forceed Marriages Every young girl asks for a new baby Annabel or a new bicycle on the run up to their 11th birthday, but girls all over the world just want the right to an education and a free life. In the developing world girls are getting married to older men from ages 30 up. This can end their chances of an education and puts them at a much greater risk of isolation and violence. For girls under the age of 15 the incidence of an early forced marriage is one in nine; The girls

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    According to section 5 of the Marriage Act 1961 (Cth) marriage can be defined as “…the union of a man and a woman to the exclusion of all others, voluntarily entered into for life.” (AustiLII, n.d.). However, there are also forms of illegal marriage such as forced marriage. Filed under section 270.7A of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth), forced marriage can be defined as an illegal marriage whereby the victim entered into the marriage without freely and fully consenting usually due to the use of coercion

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    Kaur NSCI 325-01 February 28, 2017 Forced Arranged Marriage It was a bit difficulty for me to choose a topic for this assignment as I had many in my mind. At the end I decided to write on forced arranged marriage after I came across a news article that one of my friends sent to me. The news article, which was published on the news-press.com, talked about how a 13 years old Florida girl was married to a man and it was not a love marriage but an arranged marriage. The girls wedding was arranged by

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    The Difference between Forced and Arranged Marriages My grandma loved telling stories about her life and experiences. However, the one she loved telling most was about how she met our grandpa. It isn’t your typical love story; he was on his way to meet a woman that his parents had picked for him to wed. But while walking in an alleyway, he saw my grandma. My grandma said that it was love at first sight for my grandpa. Without a second thought, he pointed her out to his parents and said, “I want to

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