- extended absence from school/college, truancy, drop in performance, low motivation, excessive parental restriction and control of movements and history of siblings leaving education to marry early
- poor attendance in the workplace, poor performance, parental control of income and limited career choices
- evidence of self-harm, treatment for depression, attempted suicide, social isolation, eating disorders or substance abuse
- evidence of family disputes/conflict, domestic violence/abuse or running away from home
If you are worried about a friend or relative being a victim of honour based abuse or being forced into a marriage contact us on 101 or contact the Forced Marriage Unit at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.