Introducing Workplace Safespace

We are delighted to be working with Hillingdon Women’s Center and GRoW on the exciting new initiative: Workplace Safespace based in Hillingdon.  The partnership led project seeks to develop a localised response to domestic abuse by engaging with employers and...

In memory of Anne-Marie Hutchinson

It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news that, having been ill for some time, Anne-Marie OBE QC (Hons) of Dawson Cornwell passed away. Anne-Marie was our first Ambassador – a role she was passionate about and we hold so many fond...

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...

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...