This changes everything…women can marry whomever they want

December 16, 2008 at 9:34 pm Leave a comment

Of course I was jubilant when I heard the news that the UK had passed a new law prohibiting forced marriages. However, who could have thought it would make such a splash in such a short amount of time.

Read this article about a woman who was held prisoner by her parents because they wanted to force her to marry a Muslim man instead of the Hindu man to whom she is engaged.

If we keep on in this direction, we may yet find gender equality in the near future.

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