Southall Black Sisters
Southall Black Sisters, a not-for-profit, secular and inclusive organisation, was established in 1979 to meet the needs of Black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women. Our aims are to highlight and challenge all forms gender related violence against women, empower them to gain more control over their lives; live without fear of violence and assert their human rights to justice, equality and freedom.
- 0208 571 0800
- www.southallblacksisters.org.uk/ »
IKWRO helps Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are living in the UK.
- 07846 275 246 (Arabic/ Kurdish) and 07846 310 157 (Farsi/ Dari/ Turkish)
- ikwro.org.uk/ »
Forced Marriage Unit
Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.
Chinese Information and Advice Centre (CIAC)
The Chinese Information and Advice Centre (CIAC) provides free information, advice and support to disadvantaged Chinese people in our community living in the UK. This includes supporting women and children who are victims, or at risk of domestic violence, working with prisoners to help reduce re-offending, and legal advice on issues such as employment, immigration, asylum and homelessness.
Sharan Project (South Asian Women Help & Support)
The SHARAN Project is designed to empower, educate and inspire women who want to actively learn more about the support and choices that are available to them, to provide them with the tools to lead life on their own terms.
- 0844 504 3231
- www.sharan.org.uk »
Honour Network – Karma Nirvana
Karma Nirvana is a registered Charity that supports victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse.
- 0800 599 9247
- karmanirvana.org.uk »
We aim to empower young people to feel they have the tools and confidence to support each other and have practical ways in which they can help their best friend around the issues of family relationships which can lead to early and forced marriage and dishonour based violence. The Help-line and Textline (text ‘4freedom’ to 88802) are manned by trained professionals to help victims of forced marriage and their friends who are seeking help, support and advice.
- 0845 607 0133
- freedomcharity.org.uk »