"Many of the country's municipalities lack a plan of action concerning children who are taken abroad and subjected to honour crimes or forced marriage, reports Swedish Radio's Ekot."
"According to a survey that the Echo made there were 31 confirmed cases of abducted children among the 209 of the country's 290 municipalities responded. Only a third of the municipalities have a plan of action against this type of crime – despite the fact that it is the municipalities ' responsibility to take action if children are put at risk."
"Azam Qarai, manager at Linnamottagningen, which helps women and children who have been subjected to honor violence, believes that there can be very large:"
"– you Lose contact with a child, then she is not recorded in any statistics. The terrible thing is that we have those who have been murdered and then has, nor the municipalities have any idea about it, " she says."