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.
Author: The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (United Kingdom)
Publication: January 2010
This resource, produced by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the United Kingdom, provides comprehensive guidance for front-line staff dealing with cases of forced marriage in the UK.
Who, When, If to Marry: the Incidences of Forced Marriage in Ontario by South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario
Author: Maryum Anis, Shalini Konanur, and Deepa Mattoo
Publication: August 2013
This report is the result of SALCO’s efforts to identify the incidence of forced marriage in Ontario. The data collected includes demographic information about forced marriage clients, and substantive data about the drivers for forced marriage, the barriers clients face, and the challenges service providers confront in serving forced marriage clients.
Author: Chic Dabby-Chinoy in partnership with Wisconsin Refugee Family Strengthening Project
This report provides an analysis of what the authors have termed “abusive international marriages” in the Hmong community living in the United States. The authors also outline action steps for cultural change and present a collective vision of change and collective action.
Author: Tahirih Justice Center
This study provides an overview of the nature and scope of forced marriage in the United States. Key findings illustrate that forced marriage is a serious problem in the United States with as many as 3000 cases of forced marriage identified over a two year period and service providers in 47 states having encountered cases.
This webinar features Fraidy Reiss, arranged/forced marriage survivor and founder of Unchained At Last, a New York area non-profit that supports women leaving arranged/forced marriages in the United States. In this webinar Fraidy provides an overview of how arranged/forced marriage manifests in the U.S. Orthodox Jewish community, and discusses the ways that Unchained At Last provides assistance to survivors from this and other communities.
This webinar was presented as part of the Forced Marriage Initiative’s Quarterly Webinar Series on April 7th, 2014.