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Britain's Crimes of Honour - useful contacts

If you or anyone you know is affected by the issues raised in Panorama: Britain's Crimes of Honour, here is a list of agencies, charities and organisations available to help.

Run by Karma Nirvana, a registered Charity that supports victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse. Phone 0800 599 9247

The Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation provides advice and support to Middle Eastern women and girls living in the UK who are facing 'honour' based violence, domestic abuse, forced marriage or female genital mutilation. Phone: 0207 920 6460

A joint Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Home Office initiative dedicated to preventing forced marriage. The FMU helps British Nationals overseas and anyone in the UK who is at risk of, or a victim of, forced marriage. If you are worried that you may be forced into marriage, or know someone else who may be, contact a caseworker on 020 7008 0151.

The Sharan Project is a U.K. based charity which seeks to provide support, advice and create a forum for vulnerable women, particularly of South Asian origin, who have left home forcefully or voluntarily. Phone: 0844 504 3231

Freedom Charity UK was set up to help young people reach out for help if they fear they are being forced into marriage or subjected to dishonour-based violence. They can be contacted by texting 4Freedom to 88802 and they offer a 24 hour helpline on 0845 607 0133.

The Choice Helpline for the North East of England The Choice helpline is a dedicated helpline that gives advice and assistance to anyone who may be suffering from Honour Based Violence or has been or may be forced into marriage. Phone: 0800 599 9365

Panorama: Britain's Crimes of Honour, BBC One, Monday, 19 March at 2030 and then available in the UK on the BBC iPlayer.



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