Speaking Up for Dignity

Laura Chapman Says

Progress: In Colorado we’ve developed the Forced Marriage Safety Net Work Group, in which I am an active participant. This consists of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals examining ways to support young girls and women being forced into marriage, but not being provided with the protection and services needed. This was formed in response to two recent cases involving underage girls within Pakistan families and communities, in the Denver area. YES, this is America… and it IS 2013!!

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