Publications

The Right to Choose: Multi-Agency Statutory Guidance for dealing with 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.

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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.

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Region: Canada
Category : Publications Resources
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Abusive International Marriages: Hmong Advocates Organizing in Wisconsin

Author: Chic Dabby-Chinoy in partnership with Wisconsin Refugee Family Strengthening Project

Publication: 2012

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.

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Forced Marriage in Immigrant Communities in the United States: 2011 National Survey Results

Author: Tahirih Justice Center
Publication: 2011
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.

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