Brides for sale – new form of trafficking?
Each year, dozens of women from the poorer corners of eastern Europe are lured to travel to western Europe for sham marriages. |||
London – Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted her European identity card. The marriage was arranged so the 23-year-old Pakistani groom could gain the right to live and work in Europe.Balogova was promised a clean place to stay in Britain and maybe …read more
Source: Independent Online