[QODLink]
Europe

Inter-faith marriage hurdles in UK

Increasing number of women are defying religion by marrying out of faith although often ostracised by communities.
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2012 18:41

In Britain, an increasing number of Muslim women are defying their religion by marrying out of faith.

The women are often ostracised from their families and communities and some even experience violence.

But now, in a groundbreaking move, some Muslim and Christian groups are calling for inter-faith marriages to be accepted.

Al Jazeera's Shamim Chowdhury reports from London. 

58

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lacking cohesive local ground forces to attack in tandem, coalition air strikes will have limited effect, experts say.
Hindu right-wing groups run campaign against what they say is Muslim conspiracy to convert Hindu girls into Islam.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Amid fresh ISIL gains, officials in Anbar province have urged the Iraqi government to request foreign ground troops.