If you are facing a forced marriage, know that being forced to marry, whether it’s through physical or emotional pressure, is abuse. If you’re worried this is going to happen to you, there is help available.
For immediate assistance contact the 24 hour support lines at Victimlink BC: 1-800-563-0808.
If you are worried about your immediate safety and well-being, contact your local police at 911.
MOSAIC and EVA have partnered to create a risk assessment framework which has been designed as a guide to assist service providers in dealing with cases of forced marriage.
To find out more information about the project click here.
Wrapping up a two-year Forced Marriage project: Insights for Service Providers and Advancing SupportApril 18, 2016
In the local news: Enhancing Community Capacity to Respond to and Prevent Forced MarriagesAugust 6, 2015
Bill S-7 receives Royal AssentJuly 6, 2015