Archive for the ‘Forced marriage’ Category

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the fight against honour based violence in the UK? IKWRO is granting True Honour Awards to one individual and one organisation who have made an outstanding contribution to the fight against honour based violence in the UK.  The winners will be decided by a […]


Leila has just finished first year at university.  Like other young women her age, she wants to be a success and to live her own life.  She’s bright and has lots of friends.  She wants to be happy. Leila is a survivor of forced marriage.   When she was 17 her father said that she had […]


Asylum Aid recently exposed very high rates of refusal for women seeking asylum in the UK. Russell Hargrave has written a guest blog to tell us more: The typical image of a political refugee is of a single male, fleeing conflict in which he has become embroiled at home. But in 2009 more than 7000 women applied […]


IKWRO explains why the government’s new action plan on violence against women and girls does do enough for victims of ‘honour’ based violence


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