Karma Nirvana


PO Box 515, Leeds, LS6 9DW

What we do

Karma Nirvana is an award-winning British human rights charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. Honour crimes are not determined by age, faith, gender or sexuality, we support and work with all victims. We operate a national helpline to offer emotional and practical to support to victims and survivors of honour-based abuse and forced marriage, Karma Nirvana offers training to professionals and in schools. We run a national helpline offering direct support and guidance to victims and professionals. Karma Nirvana provides training to frontline professionals including Police, NHS and Social Services. We speak out in schools and attend awareness raising events nationally and internationally. In addition, our team lobby government and after ten years of campaigning, forced marriage became a criminal offence in 2014. Furthermore, we campaigned against child marriage in the UK which came into effect on the 27 February 2023 meaning it is now illegal and a criminal offence to exploit vulnerable children by arranging for them to marry, under any circumstances whether or not force is used.