Tag: Forced Marriage

Adolescent escapes from forced marriage in the Central African Republic

The girl managed to escape from her family and now lives with her Christian aunt.

Another minor girl is forced to marry her rapist in Pakistan

The Christian girl was working in a medicine factory given that her school was closed down due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Abducted Pakistani Christan girl handed over to her family by court

The court handed the girl over to her family, but her abductor was not punished.

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.