Category : United Kingdom
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.
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.
The Missing Link: A Joint Approach to Addressing Harmful Practices in London
Author: Sumanta Roy, Dr. Patricia Ng Ikamara Larasi, Efua Dorkenoo, & Alison Macfarlane
Publication: Imkaan, Equality Now, & City University (September, 2011)
This study was commissioned and funded by the Greater London Authority to address a knowledge gap on the needs of black, minority ethnic and refugee (BMER) women experiencing harmful practices. The specific aim of the study was to provide a document which would help to engage commissioners, funders, policy-makers and front line practitioners to improve the way London responds to harmful practices.
Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage
Author: Forced Marriage Unit (United Kingdom)
Publication: June 2014
This guidebook from the UK’s Forced Marriage Unit provides step-by-step advice for frontline workers who may encounter survivors of forced marriage. The target audience includes health professionals, educational staff, police, children’s social care, adult social services and local authority housing.
Forced Marriage and Learning Disabilities: Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines
Author: Rachael Clawson (Ann Craft Trust) & Pam Vallance (Judith Trust) in conjunction with the Forced Marriage Unit (United Kingdom)
Publication: December 2010
These practice guidelines have been developed to assist professionals encountering cases of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities. The guidelines draw on research undertaken by the Ann Craft Trust in partnership with the Judith Trust and statistics collected from reports to the Forced Marriage Unit.