Ashiana Network

Year: 
2010
Type: 
Group

Ashiana Network empowers South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women who are experiencing domestic violence by providing a culturally sensitive holistic service including advice, support and safe housing, enabling them to make positive and appropriate choices for themselves. This includes two safe houses specifically for women aged 16-25 fleeing forced marriage. They also raise awareness of domestic violence and carry out preventative work with the community as a whole and are recognised as a leading provider and expert on forced marriage. Ashiana believes that everyone has the right to live a life free of oppression, fear and violence.

Winner: 
No

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