Responding to Forced Marriage in Highland – Protocol

The new Highland Protocol for Responding to Forced Marriage in Highland has recently been published. Forced Marriage can affect people across our community and, although whilst it is not thought to be a common occurrence in Highland, it can and does affect individuals living here. The protocol explains it is and outlines staff’s responsibilities to respond to those who might be at risk.  Forced Marriage is a form of Violence Against Women and can also be a child protection issue.

Download the Responding to Forced Marriage in Highland Protocol.

Norma Ruettimann, CALA Training Development Manager

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