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Forced Marriage Unit (FMU)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) is raising awareness about forced marriage across the public sector. We provide expert advice to professionals, especially those confronted by forced marriage for the first time:

we do a broad programme of public speaking and outreach work – email for more information
if a personal visit isn’t possible, we can send you copies of our publications to help you give presentations yourselves.
we can train your staff in how they can help victims of forced marriage
we have started an awareness-raising programme for registrars
we have produced multi-agency guidelines for the police, children and adult social care, health, housing and education professionals

Umbrella org:
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Area serviced:
020 7008 0151
How to apply:
Call: 020 7008 0151

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