BBC Breakfast: Forced Marriage and ‘Beyond Shame’

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Forcing someone to get married against their will is a criminal offence, it carries a maximum sentence of seven years. But despite this, the number of cases of has risen by 80 per cent in the last year. A charity set up to help victims of the crime is marking its 25th anniversary with a play.

Watch the interview with Jasvinder Sanghera and Monika Plaha on BBC Breakfast and see a preview of Jasvinder’s play, ‘Beyond Shame’, a powerful work about forced marriage.