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Swedish laws against forced marriages and child marriages are not effective, the country's migration board stated in a report to the government on Wednesday.

Sweden's Equality Minister Nyamko Sabuni agrees with Sweden's National Migration Board's (Migrationsverket) assessment, saying that new laws are needed.

The board's director general Dan Eliasson compiled data on forced and child marriages for the first time at the request of the government.


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