Slough charity to train hairdressers to spot forced marriage

Hairdressers and beauticians are to be trained to spot the signs of forced marriage.

Slough charity Jeena International is launching an initiative in the Houses of Parliament later.

Founder Rani Bilku said people in the wedding industry would be trained to identify potential victims and know who to alert. Potential signs included a booking being made days ahead of the event or by someone other than the bride.

Ms Bilku said: “If a professional thinks, something doesn’t add up, we want to make sure they know where to go.

Read More: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-35742868

 

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