Report on the Implementation of the Multi-Agency Statutory Guidance for Dealing with Forced Marriage

Author: Eleanor Stobart, Forced Marriage Unit (United Kingdom)

Publication: 2008

This report presents a review of the UK’s implementation of statutory guidelines on forced marriage, including an analysis of how effectively agencies implemented specific protocols and used specific tools to address this issue.

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Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage and ‘Honour’-Based Violence

Author: House of Commons, Home Affairs Committee (United Kingdom)

Publication: Sixth Report of Session 2007–08, Volume I (2008)

The UK’s House of Commons report on the issues of domestic violence, forced marriage, and honor-based violence.

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Survivors of Honour Based Violence & Forced Marriage in the UK: Sample Study Compiled by Karma Nirvana

Author: Karma Nirvana

Publication: August 2008

This report presents statistics gathered from the Karma Nirvana Forced Marriage and Honor Violence hotline in the UK from it’s inception on April 11th, 2008 to August 11th, 2008.

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Findings of the Forced Marriage IDVA Support Pilot

Author: Ministry of Justice (September 2009-February 2010)

Publication: July 12th, 2010

This report presents the findings of a forced marriage support pilot. The Ministry of Justice in the UK specifically looked at the role that dedicated Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVA) play in supporting victims before, during and after an application for a Forced Marriage Protection Order.

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A Childhood Lost

Author: The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development, and Reproductive Health

Publication: November 2012

This report provides an overview of child marriage in the UK and the developing world, including the causes and consequences of child marriage and policy recommendations.

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