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A study of the life circumstances and lived experiences of female and male non-heterosexual Muslims of Asian descent by Dr Andrew Yip (2003).
Solicitors are afraid of being branded racist if they intervene to stop forced marriages, the Law Society has said.
Amelia Hill explores the scandal of ceremonies that lead to marital rape and slavery for girls as young as 12.
Au Royaume-Uni, le mariage de jeunes filles de moins de 16 ans est totalement illégal, mais cette réalité prend de l’ampleur dans les familles originaires d’Asie et du Proche-Orient.
The purpose of this Circular is to provide guidance to those working in the criminal justice system on its provisions.
This digest contains summaries of some of the key cases in which gender and culture have coincided in the British courts, mainly since the 1970s, but including some that date back to the 19th century.
FGM has been a specific criminal offence in the United Kingdom since the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act was passed in 1985.
This new bill replaces the Female Circumcision Act 1985.
Women, their roles and above all, their control, are at the heart of the fundamentalist agenda. That they should conform to the strict confines of womanhood within the fundamentalist religious code is a precondition of maintaining and reproducing the fundamentalist version of society.
Heshu, aged 17 years, was found murdered and mutilated on the evening of October 12th 2002 in her flat in West London.
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