Woodford Green charity launches new website to combat forced marriages

A new website and free of charge helpline has been launched by a Woodford Green charity aiming to combat forced marriages.

The JAN Trust, in Bedford Road, provides a range of services for woman who are being, or have been, pressured to enter a marriage against their will.

The charity also raises awareness of domestic violence and honour based crimes.

Sajda Mughal, from the JAN Trust, said: “The dedicated website and helpline are in a variety of community languages.

“We are also able to provide advice and guidance to practitioners including teachers and GP’s on this important issue.”

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More information is available at www.againstforcedmarriages.org or from their free helpline on 0800 141 2994.

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