Karma Nirvana

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Registered address
PO Box 515,
Leeds,West Yorkshire
LS6 9DW

Phone
01138870281

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Charity number
1089477

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Karma Nirvana is a British Human Rights Charity supporting victims of Honour Abuse and Forced Marriage. The organisation was founded in 1993 by Jasvinder Sanghera CBE who escaped a forced marriage by running away from home at 15 years old.
Karma Nirvana is a British Human Rights Charity supporting victims of Honour Abuse and Forced Marriage. The organisation was founded in 1993 by Jasvinder Sanghera CBE who escaped a forced marriage by running away from home at 16 years old.

Today Karma Nirvana operate a National Telephone Helpline and have received almost 60,000 calls from victims and professionals seeking advice on best practice. The charity run training workshops for Teachers, Social Services, NHS staff and the Police. Outreach work includes school assemblies and public awareness roadshows across the country.  

In addition to supporting victims, training professionals and raising awareness, Karma Nirvana lobby government for change. After ten years of campaigning Forced Marriage was made a criminal offence in 2014.


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