Forced Marriage

Forced Marriage Campaign

Forced Marriage Campaign

Arranged marriages are a part of everyday life in Scotland for many communities.  But being forced to marry is wrong.


You can take out a Forced Marriage Protection Order to legally prevent anybody from forcing you to marry against your will.  For advice, support and protection, call 0800 027 1234 (free Phone Line) in complete confidence or visit


Support and help is also available from Shakti Women’s Aid or from Fife Domestic and Sexual Abuse Partnership on 01592 583690.  Watch Azim's story, Jess's story and Nayana's story

Easy Read Forced Marriage information is available in Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, English, Indian Punjabi, Pakistani Punjabi, Polish and Urdu.

Useful resources:  

What is Forced Marriage?, 

What is Forced Marriage? LGBT  

Working with an interpreter 

Fife Domestic and Sexual Abuse Partnership






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