Another Hindu girl abducted, converted into Islam in Pakistan

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abduction of another Hindu girl
Hindu girl abducted and converted into Islam (Photo: Social media)

A few days ago, another minor Hindu girl named Tooti Maheshwari was abducted from Gharibabad, Sindh. She has now been found converted and married to her abductor Fida Hussain Khaskheli.Pakistan’s forced abductions and conversions have been known to put minority women at risk. Young girls are abducted, converted into Islam and forced to marry or are kept as sex slaves or raped. The government has been unsuccessful to implement the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929 and the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act 2013, which raised the legal minimum age of marriage to 18 in Sindh province. The victim girls are largely left in the custody of their kidnapper throughout the trial process, where they are forced to claim that the conversion or marriage was consensual.

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