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Girls escape forced marriage by concealing spoons in clothing to set off metal detectors at the airport

Posted on August 18 2013 by secret santa

Girls escape forced marriage by concealing spoons in clothing to set off metal detectors at the airport

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/girls-escape-forced-marriage-by-concealing-spoons-in-clothing-to-set-off-metal-detectors-at-the-airport-8764404.html

"Teenage girls who fear they are being taken abroad to enter into a forced marriage are using a simple trick to escape: hiding a spoon or any other metal object in their underwear to set off the metal detector at the airport and avoid the flight at the last minute.

A charity has said it knows of many girls who have escaped what they fear awaits them in their family’s old homeland, by using the ruse to be separated from their parents."

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