Our campaign against Forced Marriage

Supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage

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Do you know someone facing Honour Based Abuse? Forced Marriage?

Forced marriage destroys lives.

No one has the right to deny you freedom.

Forced marriage is against the UK Law, it is a criminal offence .

it is not part of any religion, culture or tradition

Forced marriage is abuse, it is an emotional manipulation, control, shame, physical abuse, no one has the right to control you.It is your right to choose who you marry.

 

Forced Marriage transcends more than one culture and is prevalent all over the world including the UK.

Annually in the UK there are average of 1,359 cases received of forced marriage

Counselling and Advocacy Services

STN is a black and minority (BME) led women’s organisation that offers specialist support around forced marriage, violence against women and girls, and related issues. We have a wealth of expertise in dealing with issues such as forced marriage and domestic violence.Our staff are familiar with many of the concerns that women may have including fears for safety, feelings of general emotional distress, health issues, financial issues, as well as anxieties about the future.

We offer

* We are now offering Face to face advocacy and support for victims and survivors of Forced marriage and honor-based abuse and forced marriage.

* Confidential emotional support using an empathic, non-judgmental, victim focussed approach.

* Experts recognise the risks of these issues and can assess accordingly.

* Assistance accessing relevant services/organisations using a multi-agency approach with both voluntary and statutory organisations.

* Someone who can speak to professionals on the victim/survivor’s behalf when they feel they cannot themselves.

* A professional who can advocate professionals in order to ensure specific risks are understood and handled correctly in accordance with the statutory guidelines.

*Victim support when working with professionals.

*Multi-agency partnership working.

*Risk assessment of Honour Based Abuse.

Make a Referral

Most of our courses and services are free. We welcome all referrals from individuals or organisations. If you are ready to make a referral or to refer yourself. We are happy to hear from you.

Affected by forced marriage?

If you or someone you know is being forced into a marriage, or at risk of forced marriage and needs help and advice, and support, contact us on 02088870155.

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639 High Rd, Tottenham, London N17 8AA

311 Fore St, Edmonton, London N9 0PZ

 

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