Specialised Counselling Centre against Forced Marriage and Honour Related Violence
In a lot of honour cultures, girls and women are seen as bearers of the family honour. The families decide over their future and deny them a self-determined and free life. This honour related violence is committed by various family members individually or together and is therefore especially dangerous.
Honour related violence starts with rules, restrictions and threats to control women, which can then escalate to acts of emotional and physical violence. In extreme cases women become victims of forced marriages and honour killings.
The specialised counselling centre LANA supports women, who
We counsel in person, via telephone and online:
You can find our counsellors at 13355 Berlin-Wedding on Brunnenstraße 128, 4th floor
The counselling is free and anonymous by request. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible.
We are an intercultural and interdisciplinary women's team, and offer our services in German and Turkish.
The counselling services of the LANA - Counselling Centre are supported by Aktion Mensch.