HMG Forced Marriage Unit

The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) is a joint Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and Home Office unit which leads on the government’s forced marriage policy, outreach and casework. It operates both inside the UK (where support is provided to any individual) and overseas (where consular assistance is provided to British nationals, including dual nationals).

The FMU operates a public helpline to provide advice and support to victims and potential victims of forced marriage, and to professionals dealing with cases. The FMU also undertakes an extensive training programme targeting professionals with safeguarding responsibilities and those who work with potential victims, and carries out a range of work to raise awareness.

The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) is a joint Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and Home Office unit which leads on the government’s forced marriage policy, outreach and casework. It operates both inside the UK (where support is provided to any individual) and overseas (where consular assistance is provided to British nationals, including dual nationals).

The FMU operates a public helpline to provide advice and support to victims and potential victims of forced marriage, and to professionals dealing with cases. The FMU also undertakes an extensive training programme targeting professionals with safeguarding responsibilities and those who work with potential victims, and carries out a range of work to raise awareness.

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