These are external links and will open in a new window. A petition is to be handed into the Dutch parliament demanding that visiting a prostitute be made illegal. Some 42, young people have added their signatures, which means the issue will be debated by politicians in a country that has some of the most relaxed laws around paying for sex.
ABSTRACT Various ways in which people are forced or coerced into working for others in sub-Sahara Africa today, including some linked to historical slavery, are examined in this article. They are categorised according to the types of coercion used and the circumstances in which people enter situations in which they are forced to work for others. Recognising that the idea that involuntary work constitutes an abuse is difficult to apply in a region where both wives and children routinely have no choice but to work for the head of their household, the article categorises cases in three separate tables.
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Even though we say that India is progressing towards a better tomorrow, forced marriage still plagues many Indian families and society as a whole. Even with all the laws in India prohibiting child marriage, young girls below the age of 18 are forced into marriage. It is high time that women learn about their rights and legal options available to them against forced marriages. Here are a few things everyone should know about Forced Marriage:.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Victims of forced marriages overseas will no longer have to take out loans to pay for their return to the UK. It emerged last week in an investigation by The Times that those unable to cover flights, food and shelter were made to take out an emergency loan.
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Early forced marriage, which affects a third of girls in 42 countries, or about 39, girls and women every day, is assumed to be a cultural thing. Next Tuesday, the Girl Summit is being held in London, where delegates from the G20, plus representatives from African and European countries, will meet to discuss what can be done to elevate the economic status of girls around the world. Read more about it here.
Berlin — Uzbek authorities have increased the use of forced labor by adults and older children in the cotton sector during the past year, Human Rights Watch said today. The move was apparently made to shift the burden away from younger children in response to public scrutiny and international pressure. For the harvest, the Uzbek government forced over a million of its own citizens, children and adults — including its teachers, doctors, and nurses — to harvest cotton in abusive conditions on threat of punishment, Human Rights Watch found.
A CHILD rapist forced his victims to wear nappies and shared sickening photos of the abuse with another paedophile. Vile Gerard Kendrick, 32, raped and molested six children over twenty years, with the abuse beginning when he himself was just 10 years old. The pervert forced young children to wear nappies while carrying out sickening attacks on traumatised boys and girls.
Forced marriage is a marriage in which one or more of the parties is married without their consent or against their will. A forced marriage differs from an arranged marriagein which both parties presumably consent to the assistance of their parents or a third party such as a matchmaker in finding and choosing a spouse. There is often a continuum of coercion used to compel a marriage, ranging from outright physical violence to subtle psychological pressure. The United Nations views forced marriage as a form of human rights abusesince it violates the principle of the freedom and autonomy of individuals.