Swara (custom)


Swara (custom)

Swara is a child marriage custom in tribal areas of Pakistan. This custom is tied to blood feuds among the different tribes and clans where the young girls are forcibly married to the members of different clans in order to resolve the feuds.

See also

* Child marriage
* Arranged marriage
* Watta satta
* Karo kari
* Vani

External links

* [http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=32737 Blood Feuds Trap Girls in 'Compensation Marriages']
* [http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006


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