Support the campaign to end forced marriage

Support the campaign to end forced marriage

The Home Office would like youir support on their campaign to end forced marriage. The campaign aims to educate people about what constitutes a forced marriage and highlight that it is illegal. All activity will be leading people to this landing page here

A forced marriage is one in which either or both people involved don’t consent to the marriage.

Victims can be forced into marriage in different ways – this may include physical, psychological, financial, sexual or emotional pressure.

Any marriage involving someone who lacks the capacity to give consent is a forced marriage.

Forced marriage is illegal in the UK.

Below are some suggested tweets to use Please tag the Home Office twitter handle (@HMGLondonSE) so we can support your activity:

  • In 2017, the Forced Marriage Unit supported 351 cases in #London. For help and support, contact the #ForcedMarriage Helpline on 020 7008 0151 or visit https://goo.gl/pwPSaZ  #righttochoose @HMGLondonSE
  • Forcing someone to marry isn’t always physical, but it is always against the law. For help and support, contact the #ForcedMarriage Helpline on 020 7008 0151 or visit https://goo.gl/pwPSaZ #righttochoose @HMGLondonSE