Jasvinder Sanghera

Why We Need a National Day of Memory

Jasvinder Sanghera | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jasvinder Sanghera

One of my sisters, Robina, suffered a horrific marriage, as with many other victims, she was encouraged to go back to the perpetrator so to not dishonour the family name and reputation. In desperation she committed suicide by setting herself on fire. It could have so easily been me.

The Battle Against Forced Marriages Continues

Priya Shah | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Shah

Whilst Jasvinder's case was horrific, it was not an isolated one. Plenty more young girls were not forced marriage survivors like her, but instead faced the disastrous consequences of it, including honour-based crimes and even death.