Harmful cultural practices
Works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world through the mobilisation of public pressure. Website includes information that could inform training and awareness raising.
Forced Marriage (ppt 639KB)
Presentation on forced marriage legislation, November 2011.
Equality Now, 2008, DVD, 62 minutes
Africa Rising is a powerful documentary portraying the indomitable grassroots movement to end female genital mutilation. Available on loan from Women’s Support Project.
- Women and Forced Marriage in Scotland (pdf 1.37MB)
Reaerch report. Angela Voulgari, Saheliya, 2012
- ‘Honor killings and the quest for justice in black and minority ethnic communities in the UK’, and ‘Moving towards a “multiculturalism without culture”: constructing a victim friendly human rights approach to forced marriage in the UK’. United Nations. (pdf 118KB)
- The impact of harmful traditional practices on the girl child Berhane Ras-Work, United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women in collaboration with UNICEF (pdf 196KB)
- Harmful traditional and cultural practices related to violence against women and successful strategies to eliminate such practices – working with men. Dr Michael Flood (pdf 109KB)
- Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West, Sheila Jeffreys, Routledge, 2005
- A statistical study to estimate the prevalence of female genital mutilation in England and Wales, Forward, 2007 (pdf 244KB)
- Forced marriage: information for professionals Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 2011
- It`s not just domestic violence. The beginners guide to 16 types of violence against women.The pixel project.
- Female Genital Mutilation. Caring for patients and safeguarding children (pdf 1.56MB) Guidance from the British Medical Association. July 2011
- Baseline study in Glasgow and Edinburgh on the beliefs, views and experiences of FGM.
Dignity Alert and Research Forum, 2010