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. 

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...

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.