FM OUT – Finding ways out to forced marriages: prevention, protection and support tools for practitioners across Europe is co-funded by the program Rights, Equality and Citizenship for the period April 2020 – April 2022.
The project is led by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and partner organizations, are Diotima Centre from Greece the Fundació SURT from Spain, the Anonyme Kriseneinreichtung für Mädchen und junge Frauen mit Migrationshintergrund (PAPATYA) from Germany and the Voix de Femmes from Belgium.
FM-OUT! aims to expand and train professionals working with potential victims of forced marriages (FM), one pervasive form of gender violence. It will do so widening the range of professionals involved in early detection and identification of potential victims of FM, and providing them with training and tools to face the challenges posed by this social problem, in particular identifying cases moving in the “grey zone” where intimidation takes more subtle paths and is more difficult to identify or for victims to seek help.
FM-OUT! aims to equip professionals working (in)directly with potential victims of forced marriages (FM) with competences and tools in order to face the challenges posed by this social problem in 4 EU countries by:
The main beneficiaries of the project will be front-desk professionals working in: formal/informal education, health,police, justice, social services, gender violence and cultural diversity management