Our Work Equality and Inclusion #Reform53: Reform consent laws on forced marriage and remove clauses that refer to customary laws Forced marriage remains a significant issue across the Commonwealth. In many countries, a high number of women and girls enter into marriage without their consent. Forced marriage is a form of modern slavery. Read or download the infographic. Send a message to Commonwealth leaders that the time for reform is now. Paint your palm with the equality symbol and share your selfie using #Reform53.