I'm worried about 'Honour' Based Violence or Forced Marriage 'Honour' Based Violence (HBV) is serious. It is based upon cultural/traditional perceptions of individuals bringing 'shame' or 'dishonour' to their family or wider community. Forced marriage is a form of HBV. If you are experiencing, or afraid that you are at risk of, Honour Based Violence or Forced Marriage, you should call the Forced Marriage Unit Helpline: From the UK call 020 7008 0151 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) From overseas call +44 (0)20 7008 0151 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) Out of office hours call 020 7007 1500 and ask for the Global Response Centre. For more information on Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage, you can also visit Live Fear Free.