New video shows impact of forced marriage

 

The Forced Marriage Unit has released a new film to demonstrate the devastating impact of forced marriage on victims and their families.

 

 

West Yorkshire Police backs video against forced marriage

West Yorkshire Police backs video against forced marriage Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Timed to coincide with the October half term – school holidays are always high risk period – the hard hitting film builds upon the Government’s world-leading work to tackle the issue at home and abroad.

The aim of the film is to raise public awareness of the impact of forced marriage, and warn of the criminal consequences of involvement, building on the outreach and education work of the FMU. Told from the perspective of a victim’s older brother, who is complicit in arranging her forced marriage but unaware of its true impact until it is too late, the film represents the first time the FMU have directly targeted family members.

Read More: http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/update/2016-02-16/new-video-shows-impact-of-forced-marriage/

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