2.2 C.    Relevant websites


Asylum Aid

Asylum Aid responds to asylum-seekers' immediate legal needs and addresses the underlying causes of the difficulties they encounter during the asylum process.

www.asylumaid.org.uk


Forced Marriage Unit

Forming part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the FMU provides support to people who are facing forced marriage, dealing with approximately 400 cases a year.

http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/when-things-go-wrong/forced-marriage/

 

Friends, Families and Travellers

Organization seeking to address problems facing the Traveller and Gypsy communities. The website contains information about their activities and resources, practical guides and campaigning materials.

http://www.gypsy-traveller.org/

 

Honour Based Violence Awareness Network

HBVA is an international digital resource centre working to advance understanding of HBV (honour based violence) and forced marriage through research, documentation, information and training for professionals who may encounter women, girls and men at risk of these forms of abuse in order to suggest good practise in responding to their needs.

http://hbv-awareness.com/

 

IMECE: Turkish Speaking Women’s Group

IMECE is a women only organisation which aims to empower Turkish/Kurdish/Turkish Cypriot women through providing culturally sensitive services in Turkish language and through raising awareness on important issues including domestic violence, racism and the legal rights of women.

http://www.imece.org.uk/


Imkaan

Imkaan is a UK-based, black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls. As a second-tier, human rights organisation, with national membership, Imkaan represents the expertise and perspectives of frontline specialist women’s services that work to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls.

imkaan.org.uk


Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation

This organisation provides advice, support, advocacy and referral in Arabic, Kurdish, Turkish and Farsi to help women, girls and couples living in Britain, in particular helping women facing domestic violence, forced marriage and 'honour-based' violence.

www.ikwro.org.uk

 

Jewish Women’s Aid

National charity run by Jewish women for Jewish women and their children who have experienced or are experiencing.

www.jwa.org.uk

 

Karma Nirvana

An Asian men and women’s project whose staff are all survivors of forced marriage.

www.karmanirvana.org.uk


Newham Asian Women’s Project

Providers of specialist refuges, training and information services.

http://www.nawp.org/


Southall Black Sisters

This organisation provides support services to meet the needs of black women and campaigns for specialist services for women experiencing domestic violence and other gender based violence.

www.southallblacksisters.org.uk

 

Stop Violence Against Women

The Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW) is a forum for information, advocacy and change.  The Advocates for Human Rights developed this website as a tool for the promotion of women's human rights in countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the former Soviet Union (FSU).

http://www.stopvaw.org/Stop_Violence_Against_Women.html

 

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