This is my third blog in the Harmful Cultural Practice series
Forced Marriage is exactly that; forcing someone to marry against their will. It is appalling practice and is recognised in the UK as a form of violence against women and men, domestic and child abuse, and a serious breach of human rights.
This is my second blog in the Harmful Cultural Practice series.
With all the reports of migrants hiding in trucks and beneath trains to reach the UK, an average Briton would probably imagine the country to be under virtual siege from abroad.
This is the first blog in the “Harmful Cultural Practice” collection.
It was timely reminder of how times are changing – and couldn’t have come any sooner for the three girls about to be sent overseas to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM).
The social work profession has come under a lot of pressure recently as social workers find themselves caught up in damaging public debates about their role in keeping children and families safe.