Student Services

Guidance for Staff

Honour Based Violence

Below are some proformas which can be sent to a student if they have been subject to honour based violence.

Consider if there is a safeguarding referral required (what was the age at incident, was it a teacher/sports coach/family member, does the alleged perpetrator still have access to children) – if you are unsure please send link to DAI.

What is Honour-based Violence?

Definition: Honour-based Violence is a collection of practices used to control behaviour within families in order to protect pereceived cultural and relgious beliefs and/or honour.


More information about what constitutes honour based abuse is available on Karma Nirvana's website.