Forced Marriage Considered Form Of Human Trafficking, U.N. Report Says

U.N. News: Report reveals linkages between human trafficking and forced marriage
“Across the world, girls as young as 12 are being forced or tricked into marrying men who exploit them for sex and domestic work, in what the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has called an ‘under-reported, global form of human trafficking.’ The agency has published a report which documents the interlinkages between trafficking in persons and marriage, and provides steps for governments and other authorities to strike back…” (10/7).

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