For an hour this week I spoke to the parents of Azroo Raja, a 13 year old girl in Pakistan- abducted, forcibly converted and married. She has been taken into safety but not yet allowed to be reunited with her family. MPs have raised her case in the House of Commons

Nov 5, 2020 | Video

Webinar highlighting the plight of women and girls from religious minorities – an estimated 1000 Christian and Hindu girls are abducted, forcibly converted, and married, every year in Pakistan.

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For an hour this week I spoke to the parents of Azroo Raha this 13 year old girl in Pakistan- abducted, forcibly converted and married. She has been taken into safety but not yet allowed to be reunited with her family. Members of the House of Commons have now tabled a Motion highlighting her case.

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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Forced conversion of minor girls in Pakistan: The Government of Pakistan should not look away from a cruel practice which destroys young lives and does huge damage to the reputation of a great country. The Government should implement the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Minority Rights, setting the minimum age for voluntary religious conversion at 18 years, in accordance with the international norms and standards. And they should do it as a matter of urgency.

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