Welcome to the Sharan Project


Welcome to the Sharan Project. Together we can provide you with the tools to lead an independent life without fear.

Being away from home can be daunting. Who do you trust? What do you do now? Will you be able to carve out an independent successful life for yourself?

We offer free impartial, confidential and culturally sensitive support, advice and information on key life skills and information on a range of issues including health, housing, employment, education, financial, and legal.

Our aim is to empower, educate and inspire women who want to learn more about the support and choices that are available to them. For support please contact us.

Latest News

Here are the most recent news items, for more stories please see our news section. 

Employment opportunities for vulnerable women

Our founder, Polly Harrar and Chair Joanna Murray (right) for Futures for Women met on 28 March to discuss their part-funding of our programme in Birmingham which will give realistic employment opportunities for two groups of vulnerable women from the South Asian...

Futures for Women

Press release by Futures for Women The trustees of the charity Futures for Women are delighted to announce on International Women’s Day that they have chosen to fund the charity The Sharan Project as their first project partner.  The Sharan Project is a national...

SOAS: Law and Multi Culturalism and Rights

We were delighted to be invited by the School of Law to deliver a talk to students at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London this week. The seminar looked at the 2014 legislation criminalising forced marriage, the barriers faced by victims to come...

Get Involved

We are a volunteer led charity and we continue to grow but we cannot do this without your help.

We believe that by giving women the confidence, support and skills to become integrated into society, this will greatly increase their chances of living successful independent lives without fear. More importantly, they will feel they are not alone and often just need a friend who understands without judgment.

There are many ways in which you can get involved to support our work please see our Get Involved section for more info.