Narina’s Story


Narina Anwar escaped from the threat of a forced marriage in Pakistan.

This video tells the dramatic story of her escape with her two younger sisters.

Narina also talks about her early life in Northern England and how family expectations and the prospect of marriage to an unknown cousin affected her childhood.

She tried to get help from the police and social services and failed. In the end, she and her sisters had to help themselves.

This video is essential viewing for anyone who wants to understand more about how force marriage affects individual lives.

It is very useful in training any agencies which have to deal with forced marriage.