Nominations open for True Honour awards 2018

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We are delighted to announce that nominations are now open for our True Honour Awards 2018!

IKWRO will present a True Honour Award to a person or organisation that has taken a stand against “honour” based violence, whether in their personal lives or in their work. By recognising and publicising their outstanding courage and commitment, we hope that we can inspire others to act.

“Honour” killing is preventable

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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

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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

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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.

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