Forced Marriage: Supporting people at risk

This document is intended to provide initial guidance for any member of staff of any Ayrshire organisation who might come into contact with people at risk of forced marriage.

This Guidance is intended to provide a concise overview of what forced marriage is, the legislation in relation to forced marriage, some of the issues that practitioners’ should take into account when dealing with potential cases of forced marriage and the immediate steps practitioners should take if concerned that someone is at risk of, or has been subject to, forced marriage.