Sunday, May 26, 2024

Topic: forced marriage

50 million people in modern slavery worldwide; 28 million in forced labour, 22 million in forced marriages

In 2021, 50 million people were living in modern slavery, according to the latest Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: 28 million were forced labour and 22 million in forced marriage.

Britain drops repatriation fees for victims of forced marriage

Britain is dropping the repatriation charges administered to victims of forced marriages following a public outcry, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Wednesday