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Asha Project

The Asha Projects offers secure, temporary accommodation for South Asian women and children fleeing domestic violence. Women can stay in accommodation called refuges, which are shared with other women who have similar experiences. The Asha Project also works in partnership with the Forced Marriage…

Childline – homelessness and runaway

ChildLine is a free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the UK provided by the NSPCC. Homelessness is having nowhere to live. Sometimes things can get so bad for people that they feel like running away…

End Violence Against Women

End Violence Against Women is a voluntary organisation that actively protests against any form of violence towards women. The website has information about all forms of violence against women. This website is aimed at women and organisations that want to help protect women from acts of…

Forced Marriage Unit (FMU)

The Forced Marriage Unit offers advice and guidance on how to recognise the signs of a forced marriage. A trained professional provides free advice on what to do next. This service is for women who may be forced into marriage or know of someone…

Honour Violence Helpline

The Honour Network is a national helpline for victims affected by forced marriage or honour based violence. The Service also offers advice to victims of domestic violence, Female Genital Mutilation FGM  and sexual abuse. The Service offers:

Iranian and Kurdish Womens Rights Organisation (IKWRO)

An organisation dedicated to providing information specifically for women and girls subjected to ‘honour’ based violence (HBV), forced marriages (FM), child marriages and female genital mutilation(FGM). This service is for women and girls of  Iranian , Kurdistan, Afghan, Arab and Turkish decent. The service offers: …

Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana is a UK registered Charity that supports victims and survivors of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse. This service operates an Honour Based Helpline for victims and to advise professionals. This service can offer support with…

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub is a team of individuals who come from different organisations – for example the council, the health service and the police – working together to protect children and young people from harm. The service is the…

Protecting children and adults from abuse in the UK and aboard - Booklet

This booklet has been developed by the Wandsworth Safeguarding Children and Young People Board (WSCB) and Community Safety Partnership (CSP). The booklet provides useful information on where to go for help. The booklet contains specific information on: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Forced Marriage Travel to…

Refuge

Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in Chiswick, West London, in 1971. Since then it has grown to become the country’s largest single provider of specialist support to women and children escaping domestic violence and other forms of gender-based violence. On any given day Refuge…