Tackling forced marriage issues with the MET Police

The Sharan Project was recently invited by the Metropolitan Police to discuss forced marriage (FM) and honour based abuse (HBA) to highlight the challenges and barriers faced by victims and survivors across the UK. Addressing officers from specialist teams across the...

Celebrating TEN years of service!

This year marks our 10th year of supporting vulnerable women. We were delighted to mark this occasion by celebrating with our partners, supporters and ambassador at HMS President. The Sharan Project was created through the vision and dedication of our founder, Polly...

Our annual fundraiser

A big thank you from all of us at The Sharan Project for taking part in our annual fundraising event. The evening was a huge success on all fronts – it was a full house, our guests had great time and we raised money to continue to keep our lines open and help women in...

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...