Tag : UK

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Forced Marriage E-Learning Training

Author: Forced Marriage Unit (United Kingdom)

This interactive online resource includes sector-specific guidance and learning modules for professionals and advocates who may encounter cases of forced marriage.

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