Violence against Women and Girls

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6 June 2016.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee, Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee 12:00, 6 June 2016

Some interpretations of sharia law advocate and condone violence against women, and women’s rights groups such as One Law for All are concerned at the spread of sharia courts in the UK. What support are the Minister and his Department giving to women’s groups such as One Law for All, which want to protect women against religiously sanctioned violence?