“I was only 18 and just finished school, when my parents tried to send me away in the summer holidays to be forced into a marriage. I was terrified; I didn’t want to leave my life in England, my friends, my family. I wanted to go to college and study fashion and design. Why did they want me to marry a man I’d never met? It didn’t make any sense, I felt scared and alone.”
Freedom Charity rescued Anna who would have been subjected to daily rape and abuse.