Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence

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Karma Nirvana

Support for victims of honour-based abuse or forced marriage. Whether you are at risk or are concerned for someone that is, we are available to listen and help. We offer confidential support to both victims and professionals.

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UK Government – Forced Marriage

Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.

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West Yorkshire Police – Forced Marriage

Forced marriage is a crime where one or both spouses do not, or cannot, consent to the marriage and duress is involved.  This can include physical, psychological, financial, sexual and emotional pressure. In some cases victims suffer violence and abuse.