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Review: ‘Mustang’ gains deserved recognition for spirited portrait Special

Golden Globe and Oscar best foreign language film nominee, ‘Mustang,’ is a must-see portrait of five teenaged girls who are forced to rebel in the face of false accusations in a small Turkish town.

Report: More Indian women becoming trapped in bogus marriages

Arranged marriages made for Indians to brides and grooms living abroad can sometimes turn out to be fraudulent, with 188 such cases raised with the Indian government since 2011-2012.

From arranged marriage in India to self-made millionaire

After fleeing from Calcutta, India, to the United States to escape an arranged marriage at the age of 17, Chanda Zaveri, now 49, returns to her hometown as a self-made millionaire.

Muslim cleric attacks daughter who refused arranged marriage, UK

Manchester - A Muslim cleric who attacked his teenage daughter and threatened to kill her, after she rejected his plans for an arranged marriage, has received a suspended sentence. Even the prosecutor made allowances for the cleric pursuing his cultural duties.

Child bride dies from severe bleeding

12 year-old Elham Mahdi Shuee was married to a man in his 20s in what is known as swap marriage. She died a few days after her marriage as a result of severe bleeding.

Op-Ed: Killing your child in the name of 'honor'

It seems to be a growing trend outside of the Middle East that has crossed over into Western culture with the migration of Islam. If your children disgrace you, kill them.

Hoax Website Raises Controversy

John Ordover, a marketing consultant, has created a gimmick website named Ordover says he was hired by a woman support group who wanted to draw attention to an interesting problem.

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