Expect this in many of the American cities we’ve been highlighting for you over the last two days. The forced marriage abuse is on top of the Islamic rape gangs. via Forced marriage: 120 cases a month this year as David Cameron outlaws ‘virtual slavery’ – Telegraph.
The Home Office released details of the caseload of the Government’s dedicated Forced Marriage Unit showing that it has been handling around 120 cases a month.
The figures suggest a rise in the number children under threat of forced marriage, with 14 per cent of those dealt with aged under 15, compared with 10 per cent last year.
There was also a handful of homosexual people fearing they are being forced into a marriage and 25 of those who came forward were disabled, some severely.
But the figures are thought to be the tip of the iceberg with some estimates suggesting the real instance of forced marriage could be up to five times that amount.
Mr Cameron and Theresa May, the Home Secretary, are announcing plans to make forced marriage a crime today after rejecting claims that banning the practice would simply drive it underground.