Dutch Integration Minister Ella Vogelaar has announced the creation of an emergency line where schools can raise the alarm if immigrant girls do not return from a holiday. Schools have found that immigrant girls are sometimes left behind in their countries of origin to be forced into an arranged marriage. According to the minister, this happens mostly in Turkish, Moroccan and Pakistani families. She will also study whether it’s possible to make such cases punishable by law. The move comes after pressure from the Labour Party. (Radio Netherlands)

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