Talk:Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007

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"Victim"[edit]

This word, used extensively in this article, is a value judgement and should be expressly attributed to the person whose opinion it is, or replaced with an expression that is morally neutral. James500 (talk) 23:33, 4 October 2011 (UTC)

I disagree, 'victim' is a neutral term that describes the person at the receiving end of a crime. Marco13185 (talk) 21:21, 19 January 2012 (UTC)

I agree with Marco on this matter. Although in a wider context 'victim' may be a contentious word, in reference to a crime being committed - which this is - the person to whom the crime is being committed against is simply called the 'victim'. In the governments' own legislature the reference is to the victim. Please see: http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/when-things-go-wrong/forced-marriage/information-for-victims 90.192.223.44 (talk) 17:36, 11 March 2012 (UTC)

In addition, the main article on forced marriage uses the term extensively and this does not appear to be a problem there. Given that there has been no further discussion of this for three years, I am going to declare the issue resolved and remove the tag. Mhardcastle (talk) 13:32, 10 June 2015 (UTC)