NCFM Blog & Resources

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Read comments by NCFM's Director, Nasreen, and Research Officer, Charlotte, on books, television and press articles

March 7, 2021

International Women’s Day

October 14, 2020

Review: Books on Forced Marriage

October 5, 2020

Review: Honour (ITV) 2020

October 1, 2020

Comment: Forced Marriage Convictions UK


Summaries and links to books about forced marriage

October 7, 2020

Sameen Ali: Belonging

October 6, 2020

Caroline Goode: Honour, Achieving Justice for Banaz Mahmod

October 5, 2020

Sarbjit Kaur Athwal: Shamed

October 4, 2020

Raj Holness: The Only Arranged Marriage

October 3, 2020

Jasvinder Sanghera: Shame

Specialist Publications on Forced Marriage.

Our Videos

February 23, 2021

Anne Hamilton

February 6, 2021

Yehudis Fletcher

December 26, 2020

Christmas Message from Our Chair

November 2, 2020
Payzee Mahmod

Payzee Mahmod – Video Interviews

October 29, 2020

Shaminder Ubhi – Director of Ashiana Refuge

October 19, 2020

Sara Malkani video interviews (Marriage Laws in Pakistan)

October 18, 2020

Sameem Ali Video Interviews

Media Coverage of Forced Marriage

Here you can read articles written in the press relating to forced marriage, so-called honour-killings, domestic abuse and other related topics

December 15, 2020

Most child sexual abuse gangs made up of white men, Home Office report says

November 27, 2020

Controversial ‘virginity tests’ sold by UK clinics

November 25, 2020

Domestic abuse victims with ‘trapped capital’ should not be denied legal aid, court rules

November 25, 2020

Welsh commissioner offers funding to help staff leave abusive relationships

November 24, 2020

Scotland becomes first nation to provide free period products for all

November 11, 2020

More Afghan interpreters eligible to move to UK under new rules

November 2, 2020

Minority Women Forum urges govt to uphold rights of girl child

November 2, 2020

Minority Women Forum urges govt to uphold rights of girl child

November 1, 2020

Reeva Steenkamp was murdered. Shame on the BBC for forgetting

October 13, 2020

Tanishq: Jewellery ad on interfaith couple withdrawn after outrage

October 10, 2020

Hathras case: A woman repeatedly reported rape. Why are police denying it?

October 4, 2020

Historic break with Jewish tradition for mixed-faith UK weddings

Television Shows

Here you can find examples of forced marriage represented in visual media. These highlight forced marriage and related subjects in a variety of ways. These are not all effective representations of forced marriage but present forced marriage in main-stream media.

October 1, 2020


September 23, 2020

Netflix: Unorthodox

February 21, 2018

BBC: Murdered for Love? Samia Shahid