Forced marriage escapees find refuge in safe houses

By Farid Farid
Updated July 28 2023 - 3:42am, first published 3:31am
There are more than 40,000 modern slaves in Australia, according to the Global Slavery Index. (Tracey Nearmy/AAP PHOTOS)
There are more than 40,000 modern slaves in Australia, according to the Global Slavery Index. (Tracey Nearmy/AAP PHOTOS)

Breaking free from the shackles of a loveless marriage where her husband subjected her to brutal violence and coercive control, one woman managed to escape and rebuild a life with community support.

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