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Syerina Syahrin, a Muslim Malayasian student studying at Victoria University  (RNZ / Diego Opatowski)

Forced and underage marriage, family violence and female genital mutilation.

When is it culture and when is it a crime? Does this country have the laws  to deal with these issues and is any extra legislation needed?

Insight joins with Lynda Chanwai-Earle from Voices, Radio New Zealand’s programme promoting greater understanding of NZ’s  ethnic minorities,  to gauge what needs to be done, if anything, to protect women and children.