Resources

This is a searchable library of publications, webinars, blog posts, and training manuals from the U.S. and around the world on the topic of forced marriage.

I Carry the Name of my Parents’: Young People’s Reflections on FGM and Forced Marriage

Author: Create Youth Network – Joanne Hemmings, PhD (Options) & and Saria Khalifa (FORWARD)

Publication: November, 2013

This report presents the results of three Participatory Ethnographic Evaluation Research (PEER) studies, carried out as part of the CREATE Youth-Net project, which aims to safeguard young people in three European countries (the United Kingdom, Portugal and the Netherlands) from harmful practices, in particular Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage. A total of 82 respondents took part and interviews covered a range of themes, including migration experiences, gender and social norms, notions of cultural identity, and harmful practices including
FGM and forced marriage.

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Forced Marriage Initiative Brochure: Marriage is Your Choice – Know the Facts. Know Your Rights.

Author: Forced Marriage Initiative

Publication: June, 2015

This brochure provides an overview of forced marriage in the United States as well as basic safety tips for survivors and the services offered by the Forced Marriage Initiative at Tahirih Justice Center.

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Is Forced Marriage a Problem in the United States? Intergenerational Conflict over Marital Choice Among College Students at the City University of New York from Middle Eastern, North African, and South Asian Migrant Families

Author: Anthony Marcus (John Jay College of Criminal Justice) in partnership with the AHA Foundation

Publication: 2015

Drawing on interviews from a purposive sample of 100 City University of New York students, this study documents the presence of intergenerational conflict over honor, sexuality, and marital choice within MENASA migrant communities with the goal of assessing whether forced marriage is a problem in the United States.

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Preventing Forced Marriage in the United States: Tip Sheet for Educators

Author: Tahirih Justice Center

This two page document is geared towards education professionals (teachers, counselors, school liaison officers, etc.) and contains guidance and resources for recognizing and responding to individuals facing forced marriage.

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Forced Marriage Fact Sheet

Author: Tahirih Justice Center

This document provides a basic definition of forced marriage and facts about forced marriage in the United States.

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