Istanbul Convention::Forced marriage
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Istanbul Convention The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, also known as the Istanbul Convention, states:<ref name="coe.int"/>
Article 32 – Civil consequences of forced marriages
Parties shall take the necessary legislative or other measures to ensure that marriages concluded under force may be voidable, annulled or dissolved without undue financial or administrative burden placed on the victim.
Article 37 – Forced marriage
1 Parties shall take the necessary legislative or other measures to ensure that the intentional conduct of forcing an adult or a child to enter into a marriage is criminalised.
2 Parties shall take the necessary legislative or other measures to ensure that the intentional conduct of luring an adult or a child to the territory of a Party or State other than the one she or he resides in with the purpose of forcing this adult or child to enter into a marriage is criminalised.
Forced marriage sections
Intro Historical context Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery Istanbul Convention Causes of forced marriages Consequences Violence Relation to dowry and bride price Marriage by abduction Forced marriage as a way of solving disputes Widow inheritance In armed conflict Forced marriage by partner Escaping a forced marriage Sharia law Shotgun wedding By country Statistics See also References External links
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