Forced marriages in UK ( Freedom United from Independent, Jul. 16, 2019)

UK police and the border force are on high alert at airports this week, on the lookout for kids being taken abroad for forced marriages.With the peak of the Summer holiday period nearing, the government’s Operation Limelight is an important step in preventing forced marriages of young Brits born in UK from Bangladesh and  Pakistan  families. But it’s not enough. In the The Independent, Adeem Younis writes, “To eliminate forced marriage, we will have to understand what really drives these parents to abuse their own children.”“For many of parents, forced marriage is a last resort when they fear their child won’t find a spouse in the UK. I should know, because it’s what almost happened to me