Tag : Guidance
Forced Marriage 101
This webinar features Heather Heiman and Casey Swegman from the Forced Marriage Initiative at the Tahirih Justice Center. The webinar presents an overview of the nature and scope of forced marriage in the United States, as well as a discussion of the complex social and cultural dynamics and the unique challenges of problem-solving and safety-planning in such cases. The webinar also provides guidance on how to better screen for and identify potential warning signs and indicators of forced marriage within the populations you serve and best practices for providing culturally responsive services.
Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
Author: HM Government (United Kingdom)
Publication: March 2013
This document provides a guide to the legislative requirements and expectations on individual services in the UK to safeguard and promote the welfare of children; and a clear framework for Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) to monitor the effectiveness of local services. This guide contains three subsections on forced marriage.
Forced Marriage and Learning Disabilities: Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines
Author: Rachael Clawson & Pam Vallance in conjunction with the Forced Marriage Unit (United Kingdom)
These practice guidelines were developed to assist professionals encountering cases of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities in the United Kingdom and Whales.
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.