Sharia child marriages popular in New Zealand

Last night Newshub brought you the story about a Kiwi woman forced into marriage at the age of 15. That’s prompted a debate over the rules that allow some 16- and 17-year-olds to marry. Currently they need to get consent from their parents, but a private members Bill would push to make the Family Court… Continue reading Sharia child marriages popular in New Zealand

New Zealand forced marriage victims young as 10

See: FIANZ defend the practice here in New Zealand Newshub has learned that underage Kiwi girls are being forced into marriage and some as young as 10 years old are being promised as brides. A refuge for ethnic women in New Zealand says a loophole in marriage law is being exploited to carry out forced… Continue reading New Zealand forced marriage victims young as 10