Marriage? No, this is a modern slave trade: As 8,000 British girls a year are forced to wed against their will, why we MUST confront this taboo

Forced union: Thousands of British girls are are made to marry men who could be twice their age and who they may have never met before saying

Forced union: Thousands of British girls are are made to marry men who could be twice their age and who they may have never met before saying “I do” (posed by models)

Escaped: Sameem Ali ran away from an arranged marriage. Her family would have killed her for it had police not intervened

Escaped: Sameem Ali ran away from an arranged marriage. Her family would have killed her for it had police not intervened