Archive for the ‘Forced Marriage’ Category

Date: Wedneday 25th Novemeber Time: 9:30-4:30pm Location: Leicestershire Constabulary Headquarters, St Johns, Leicester Cost: Free, however if you do not attend and do not inform H.O.P.E 48 hours prior to event you will be charged £25 H.O.P.E Training & Consultancy & Leicestershire Constabulary present the 2nd Annual Conference in Leicester looking at Forced Marriages & […]

Roshni, based in Nottingham, is a womens refuge which has existed for 24 years supporting primarily South Asian women who were victims of domestic, sexual violence and forced marriage. Nottingham Council has threatened to remove their funding. Over the last two years Roshni have supported over 1000 women and children to leave situations of violence, […]

Date: Tuesday 23rd June Time: 9.30am – 2.00pm Location: CPS West Midlands 14th Floor, Group Operational Centre Colmore Gate, 2 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2QA The West Midlands Crown Prosecution Service, in partnership with Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid, are organising a conference to raise awareness about forced marriage and honor based crime. 1. To […]

H.O.P.E Training and Consultancy specialise in BME Domestic Violence Training. In March they launched a DVD “An Insight into Forced Marriages & Honour Based Violence” which ‘[looks] at for forced marriage issues and honour based violence through the eyes of young people. This DVD has been produced, filmed and edited by young people from Leicestershire.This […]

The consultation on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls is designed to prompt discussion on how to prevent this violence from occurring in the first place, provide services for those who are victims and to protect victims and the wider public from future harm. This is your chance to have your say. WWA and Women’s […]

The Scottish Government’s Violence Against Women team, part of the Equalities, Social Inclusion and Sport Directorate, is conducting a survey to help direct their legislation around Forced Marriage. To make the survey effective, and to make sure the resulting legislation plays a part in protecting women and girls in Scotland, the survey needs to be […]

Asylum Aid highlighted these to events in their recent newsletter which you can sign up or, Stopping Traffick – Implementing the UK’s Commitment to Stopping Human Trafficking Central London, 4th March This one day conference aims to bring together key agencies and individuals working to implement the UK government’s strategy to eradicate trafficking. The […]