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Forced Marriage

Awareness of Forced Marriage

The Virtual College offer this free e-learning developed with the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign Office. It aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.

Access the Awareness of Forced Marriage e-learning.

Learning outcomes

After completing this training you will be able to:

  • Recognise the warning signs of forced marriage
  • Take the right actions to help protect the potential victim
  • Co-operate effectively with other agencies

This course is aimed at all professionals who have a responsibility to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults at risk and is aimed specifically at child protection services, health professionals, education professionals, police officers, children’s social care, adult social care and housing authorities.