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Let's also tackle 'enslavement' of Muslim girls

Published 21/01/2016

David Cameron is right to say that Muslim spouses need to learn English, but that should extend beyond just spouses.

My experience suggests there may be young Muslim girls who are taken out of school before they get to their teens because they are deemed by their family to have finished their education.

It is not clear if they are likely to become more or less radicalised because this action means they are cut off from all interaction with peers beyond the home. They seldom get to meet people their own age and are kept without phones or the internet by controlling Muslim men.

Whatever way they are nurtured within their family, they are still enslaved and don't have the means to be able to become part of a modern society.


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