Forced Marriage Factsheet

Forced marriage is a marriage in which one or both parties do not (or, in the case of some adults with learning or physical disabilities, cannot) consent to the marriage and duress is involved. Duress can include physical, psychological, financial, sexual and emotional pressure.

Click the link or image below to download our factsheet to learn key facts, consequences, signs and indicators of forced marriage. This resource also looks at forced marriage and the law and how to respond to a case, disclosure or suspected case of forced marriage.