Our response to criminalisation of forced marriage in the UK

The Sharan Project Response to Criminalisation of Forced Marriage 8th June 2012 Today, the Government announced it is committed to criminalising forced marriage. They have already committed to criminalising the breach of a Forced Marriage Protection Order (FMPO) so...

Our interview with the New Statesman

Polly Harrar, founder of The Sharan Project talks to New Statesman about Honour Killings, multiculturalism and of course Sharan Project. Why did you set up the Sharan Project? I left home about 20 years ago. I was very young, and realised there is a huge gap for women...

BBC’s useful contacts list for crimes of honour

You can now find us on the BBC Website under the useful contacts list for Crimes of Honour. http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/front_page/newsid_9706000/9706762.stm Panorama will be reporting tonight at 8.30pm on BBC1 about the thousands of honour crimes across Britain...

PM and DPM statement: Convention on Violence against Women

“By signing the Convention we would ensure that British offenders who commit their crimes abroad would still face justice in our courts.” The Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have issued a joint statement on the Government signing the...