Tag : Forced Marriage Overseas

Safety Planning for Travel Overseas Tip Sheet

Author: Tahirih Justice Center

This resource, created by the Tahirih Justice Center’s Forced Marriage Initiative, provides advice and guidance for those facing travel overseas where a forced marriage is possible. Individuals are strongly advised to avoid leaving the United States if a forced marriage is possible or imminent as it is extremely challenging to get help overseas. This tip sheet and the accompanying safety planning worksheet will assist those working with individuals at risk of forced marriage to plan in order avoid or prepare for travel overseas.

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How the U.S. Department of State Can Help US Citizens Residing or Traveling Abroad in Personal Crisis

This webinar features Janine Gannon (Attorney Advisor), Margery Gehan (Victim Assistance Specialist), and Sylvia Hammond (Citizen Services Specialist) from the U.S. Department of State.


This webinar was first presented as part of the Forced Marriage Initiative’s Quarterly Webinar Series on October 25th, 2012.


*This webinar is not publicly available. Please contact us at FMI@tahirih.org for more information.

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