What is a forced marriage?

A forced marriage is where one or both people do not or cannot consent. They are pressured or abused to force them to do so.

It is recognised in the UK as a form of domestic or child abuse. It is a serious abuse of human rights.

The government website has more information about forced marriage.

What is forced marriage?

How do I contact the forced marriage unit?

Call: 020 7008 0151 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)


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