Resources – Films 


Our Girl Campaign Highlights 2016-2017

The Our Girl prevention and awareness raising campaign funded by Comic Relief, The Bromley Trust, Alan and Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund and The Oakdale Trust has just finished this phase of its UK programme 2016-2017 although work will continue through the lead partner, the Sharan Project.  This video highlights the methodology used for the UK Our Girl campaign and the campaign achievements through the voices of the partners and stakeholders.

Like Sisters

A memorable and cleverly crafted animated award winning short film about early child and forced marriage produced by Climb Media for the Childline India Foundation. Non – English version however the animation speaks for itself.

How I escaped forced marriage in Egypt

New Yorker Nashwa el-Sayed was abducted and taken to Egypt. She was raised in an abusive household and forced into an impending marriage but she insisted that life had more to offer. Watch her incredible story.

Shahina’s story – an account of Honour Based Abuse

During a holiday to Bangladesh when she was 17-years-old, Shahina was handed an invite to her own wedding by her mother and locked in a room to prevent her leaving. She had not met the man she was being forced to marry. Watch her extraordinary story.

Forced Marriage Cops Documentary – Real Stories

A powerful film showing the true plight of victims forced into marriage. With unprecedented access to the Manchester Police Force, this documentary investigates the biggest cases of forced marriage in the UK.

Rubie’s Story – Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse

Forced marriages where one or both parties are married without their consent are illegal in the UK but still pose a huge threat to thousands of individuals. This film talks to survivors of both forced marriages and honour based abuse.

Asma’s Story – Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse

This video talks to survivors of both forced marriages and honour-based abuse; a violent crime committed to defend the honour of the family/community. Here’s Asma’s Story

Affected by forced marriage?

If you or someone you know is at risk of forced marriage, you can contact the Forced Marriage unit on 020 7008 0151 or The Sharan Project on 0844 5043231.
If in immediate danger call the police on 999