“Honour” killing is preventable

methodetimesprodwebbin68f264be-70b9-11e7-83f1-667fddf1d78f

As details of the “honour” killing of Celine Dookhran in London emerge IKWRO demands government action

Last week, on Wednesday 19th July 2017, in London, 19 year old Celine Dookhran’s future was brutally stolen from her in a horrific so-called “honour” killing. A second woman in her 20’s, whom for her safety remains anonymous, only just escaped, after both women had been kidnapped, raped and had their throats slit.

The Grenfell Tower fire

35314036245_c35c6ea56c_c

Our thoughts are with those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower in West London. We offer our condolences to those who have been bereaved, and our sympathies for those living in the aftermath of the blaze.

We commend the self-sacrifice and dedication of local residents, firefighters, the police and NHS for supporting and caring for victims.

We call for those people made homeless by this tragedy be rehoused locally without delay and for a full investigation to take place.

European Conference 2017

ikwro euroconference for show

Why every professional needs to be equipped to safeguard against harmful practices

What will the conference cover?
Hear real case studies from specialist organisations working with women and girls at risk of “Honour” Based Violence, Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation across Europe. Learn about good and bad practice and hear from public sector leaders about the importance of continuing professional training and have opportunities to network.

Campaign Success: Nusrat Ghani MP withdraws her Bill which proposed to ban the term “honour” based violence and conflate it with domestic violence

IKWRO are delighted that our joint campaign opposing Nusrat Ghani’s MP’s Bill has succeeded. It has been withdrawn ahead of its second reading on Friday 24th March 2017 following IKWRO’s joint letter signed by 66 experts and survivors explaining why the Bill would put lives at risk.

The letter can be seen below.

Stop CISPA