Women and Girls Initiative (WGI)

On Thursday, 18th June 2015 the Women and Girls Initiative (WGI) was launched in England. This is a £48.5 million initiative for women and girls facing or affected by substance misuse, mental ill health and other complex issues such as domestic violence, sexual exploitation, and homelessness. More information about the initiative is available on our … Continue reading “Women and Girls Initiative (WGI)”

FIRST FORCED MARRIAGE SENTENCE

Karma Nirvana welcomes the first conviction for forced marriage in the UK. A 34 year old businessman was sentenced to 16 years having admitted to 4 counts of rape, voyeurism, bigamy and forced marriage. Four years are to run concurrently for the forced marriage conviction and the defendant will be subject to 5 years licence … Continue reading “FIRST FORCED MARRIAGE SENTENCE”

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