Honour based violence

More help and advice

Advice and charities for communities

  • Southall Black Sisters

    A not-for-profit organisation established to highlight and challenge violence against black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women. They offer a range of services.

    Southall Black Sisiters
  • Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation

    A charity providing advice and support in Arabic, Kurdish, Turkish, Dari and Farsi to women, girls and couples living in Britain, in particular helping women facing domestic violence, forced marriage and honour-based violence.

    Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation
  • The Albert Kennedy Trust

    The AKT's mission is to ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people are able to live in accepting, supportive and caring homes. It provides a range of services to people who would otherwise be homeless or living in a hostile environment.

    Albert Kennedy Trust
  • Karma Nirvana

    A Derby based charity supporting victims of honour based abuse and forced marriage.

    Karma Nirvana

Other information

  • Government Forced Marriage Unit

    A joint initiative between the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Home Office providing vital information about forced marriage. For confidential advice and assistance you can call 020 7708 0151.

  • BBC Ethics Guide to ‘Honour’ Crimes

    Interesting information about ‘honour’ crimes from the BBC's series of ethics guides.

Other support

  • ChildLine

    ChildLine is the free helpline and online service for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call 0800 1111 or visit to talk to a trained counsellor about any problem, or talk to other young people on the message boards.

  • Victim Support

    Victim Support is the independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime right across England and Wales. Their services are free of charge and confidential. Call the support line on 0845 30 30 900.

    Victim Support

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