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Here are the resources we found for honour based violence for young people:
Forced Marriage and Honour Abuse
Saba wants to break the taboo surrounding the issue of forced marriage. She put together this video with men and women talking about their experiences of forced marriage and honour abuse. She hopes young people will see this video and recognise that forced marriage and honour abuse aren’t normal, and are illegal.
In this video, Shliha recounts her experiences of honour based abuse. Her experiences of honour based abuse are compounded by the fact her family told her she had limited independence due to her blindness. She shares how she managed to leave behind an honour based system and undertake two degrees.
Jasvinder: Honour Crimes and Forced Marriage
Forced marriage and honour crimes are illegal in the United Kingdom. In this video, Jasvinder shares her experiences of forced marriage and honour crimes before she managed to escape from her family. This video is a cautionary tale aimed at telling others where they can seek help if they are in a similar situation.
Honour Based Violence
Honour based violence is defined as a crime or incident which has or may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family or community. This webpage contains information about what honour based violence, who commits honour based violence, the ‘one-chance’ rule, and services who might be able to support someone suffering from honour based violence.
What is Sexual Violence?
This webpage from Rape Crisis England and Wales covers what sexual violence is and what you should do if you are experiencing or have experienced sexual violence. Sexual violence is any unwanted sexual act or activity. There are many different kinds of sexual violence, including but not restricted to rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment, rape within marriage or relationships, forced marriage, honour-based violence, female genital mutilation, trafficking, sexual exploitation and ritual abuse.
What is Honour Based Abuse?
This short webpage from Karma Nirvana answers common questions about honour-based abuse including; what honour-based abuse is, the difference between arranged and forced marriages, the main challenges within the UK, whether culture, religion or tradition justify abuse, and what communities honour-based abuse affects.
Forced Marriage & Honour Based Violence is against the Law
Honour based violence is a violent crime or incident which may have been committed to protect or defence the perceive honour of the family. Forced marriage is a marriage performed without one or more person’s consent. This booklet covers both of these topics and explains what to do if you find yourself in such a situation.