Tag: Forced Marriage

Christian women are the primary targets of forced conversion

In Pakistan, Christian and Hindu girls are the primary targets of forced conversion and forced marriage.

Forced marriages on the rise in countries with high Christian persecution

Ninety per cent of countries featured in the 2021 World Watch List reported incidents of forced marriage.

Thirteen-year-old Christian girl forcefully converted and married in Pakistan

Pakistan ranks fourth on Open Doors’ 2021 World Watch List regarding religiously motivated abductions.

Another Christian student kidnapped in Pakistan

Another Christian student has been kidnapped from Lahore to be forced into an Islamic marriage.

Pakistani Catholic girl's kidnapper accused of rape

Local Christian community hopes that cases of kidnapping and forced conversion can be eradicated in Pakistan.

Christian woman killed in Pakistan for refusing marriage proposal

A twenty-four-year-old Christian woman was shot dead in Pakistan, after refusing to marry a Muslim man and convert to Islam.

Child marriage of kidnapped Christian girl to Muslim man nullified in Pakistan

The Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act makes it illegal in Pakistan’s Sindh Province to marry children younger than eighteen.

A 13-year-old kidnapped girl was freed by the police in Pakistan

The girl was liberated from her kidnapper, and given back to her family, three weeks after being kidnapped.

Pakistan: Another young Christian girl abducted and forced to marry a Muslim man

Maria's family could do nothing when their daughter was forced to confess in court that she had converted to the Muslim faith.

Pakistani Court validates abduction and marriage of underaged Christian girl

Although most government officials do not support Islamic child marriage, they are often bullied by radical Muslim groups.