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Birmingham man sentenced over attempted forced marriage
31 January 2020
A man has been jailed for seven years for attempting to force his niece into an
arranged marriage with another man at gunpoint during a trip in Pakistan.
The victim travelled there in 2016 and the man kept her prisoner by taking her passport, Birmingham Crown Court heard.
This followed a period of abuse back in Birmingham where the victim had been ...more
Police launch new 24-hour helpline for victims of forced marriage and honour based abuse
31st January 2020
A 24-hour helpline has been launched for victims suffering forced marriage and honour
The free phone line will be accessible at all hours of the day seven days a week, thanks to the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.
David Jamieson has ploughed a huge £47,200 into the project, which will offer confidential advice to victims and survivors in ...more
New West Midlands Helpline For Forced Marriage Victims
13th June 2019
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner will launch a new helpline to support
victims of forced marriage and honour based abuse across the region.
David Jamieson has provided £47,200 to fund the project, which will offer confidential advice to victims and survivors 24 hours a day.
A forced marriage is a criminal offence in the UK and takes place against someone's will. Emotional, physical or financial pressure ..more