Forced marriage and honour violence 'worse than people think'

Organisations set-up to help victims of forced marriage and honour-based violence say the problem is worse than people think.

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College trains staff and students spotting tell-tale signs of violence

Staff and Students at Middlesbrough College at a training session with the Halo Project Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Middlesbrough College has teamed up with the Halo Project to educate staff and students in ways to spot honour-based violence and help victims of forced marriage.

The College says it doesn't have a specific problem. But it acknowledges its students are from a diverse range of communities.

Its Principal Zoe Lewis says that enabling staff and students to know how to deal with the problem means they can help those in trouble at an early stage.

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