Narina Anwar – Individual Award Nominee – 2005

Narina is an advisor on forced marriage for a personal safety charity called She has been an advisor to many organisations including the forced marriage unit at the foreign and commonwealth office ever since her own escape from a forced marriage in Pakistan with her two sisters. Her work includes educating young people in schools about their choices and raising awareness amongst professionals about the issues surrounding forced marriage. Her work includes documentaries, media interviews, speaking at conferences etc., and she is currently developing a website for use in schools. She was awarded an MBE and Bravest Woman in Britain award.