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Forced Marriage: Legal rights and options in Australia
Thu. 2 March 2017, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm AEDT
Come to a Panel Discussion and Q&A on Forced Marriage in Australia with Nicholes Family Lawyers and Good Shepherd.
Learn about what forced marriage is, and the devestating consequences that girls and women from diverse cultures can suffer as a result of being coerced into marriage. Understand the difference between forced and arranged unions and consent versus coercion. Discover what Austalian law says about forced marriages and the perpetrators, and explore what types of help and options are in place for victims of forced marriages in Australia.
Date: Thursday 2nd March, 2017
Where: WIRE Women's Information 372 Spencer Street West Melbourne 3003