Australia implements new anti-exploitation policy for victims of forced marriage
Source: JURIST Legal News & Research Services, Inc.
Australia is taking a stand against modern slavery by implementing a groundbreaking new policy to support victims of forced marriage. The $12.1 million initiative will provide up to 200 days of holistic assistance to help survivors without requiring their involvement in legal cases. Financial aid, health care, counseling and community support are now accessible to prevent forced unions and address this abuse of power. Click here to find out how Australia is fighting to eliminate modern slavery from its society.