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According to figures from the The Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi), the Directorate's minority counselors, who work in schools across the country, got 283 reports of extreme control between 2009 and June 2011, compared with 76 reports of forced marriage.

Six students at Holtet school (Oslo) sat down to discuss social control.

"If one day we're at a party and meet a religious friend, he can start talking and spreading rumors: 'he drinks - he's a bad person'," says Ahmed (21).


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