Tag : Karma Nirvana

Ending Forced Marriage

Author: Max Wind-Cowie, Phillida Cheetham, & Thomas Gregory – Demos

Publication: 2012

This report gives an overview of forced marriage, as well as UK and international initiatives to address the issue, and provides policy recommendations for the UK government.

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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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Practical Tips and Strategies for Forced Marriage Cases

This webinar features Jasvinder Sanghera, founder of UK based NGO Karma Nirvana.  In this webinar Jasvinder provides insight into the prevalence of forced marriage and honor based abuse in the UK as well as guidance on how professionals can empower victims and survivors to come forward and practical tips for service provision for forced marriage survivors.


This webinar was first presented as part of the Forced Marriage Initiative’s Quarterly Webinar Series on April 27th, 2012.

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