Tweet Today the Government announced plans to make forcing someone to marry a criminal offence. My organisation, the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation, has worked with survivors of forced marriage since 2002 and we have been campaigning for a change in the...Read More
Tweet The winners of IKWRO’s first True Honour Awards - an annual prize which has been established in memory of all victims of honour killing – were announced during a special ceremony in London. The first winner is Hanim Goren, the mother of “honour”...Read More
Tweet New research by IKWRO has found that more than 2800 incidents of ‘honour’ based violence were reported to police across the UK last year. IKWRO sent Freedom of Information requests to all 52 police forces across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland...Read More
Tweet More than 250 people from sectors including health, housing, policing, probation, social services, education and academia, legal, local and national government, the voluntary sector and the media attended IKWRO’s international conference last Thursday in London. The...Read More
The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation provides advice and support to Middle Eastern women and girls living in the UK who are facing ‘honour’ based violence, domestic abuse, forced marriage or female genital mutilation.