I Escaped My Forced Marriage – The Government Making Victims Pay For Their Own Rescue Is Appalling, Huffington Post, 3rd January 2019

Friday, January 4th, 2019

For most people, there are few things that evoke a more reassuring sense of warmth, comfort, stability, and safety than home. For most, home is a bastion of cocooned unconditional love and support. At home, we tend to have more freedom, more time for family and, for a few hours, we are able to do pretty much as we wish. But that’s not the case for victims of forced marriages, where the home is anything but a refuge.

Recent reports that the Foreign Office has been forcing these women to pay back the costs of their own rescue have put their tortuous plight under the spotlight.

Read the full article from Jasvinder on the Huffington Post