Forced Marriage

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A forced marriage is defined as a marriage conducted without the full and free consent of both parties and where duress is a factor. Guidance and Documentation for practitioners are detailed in the National Guidance 2014, links below –

Scottish Government (2011) Responding to Forced Marriage: Multiagency practice guidelines

HM Government (2009) Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage.