Accessibility Statement

Forced Marriages is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.This website endeavours to conform to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. Accessibility guidelines we follow:

  • Allowing users to control text sizes
  • Using an easy to read font type
  • Ensuring suitable foreground and background colour contrast
  • Using clear and simple grammar
  • Providing meaningful text equivalents for pictures
  • Providing simple, consistent site navigation
  • Ensuring the target of each link is clearly defined
  • Providing a sitemap
  • Providing navigational shortcuts for users of text only browsers and page readers
  • Using appropriate structural mark-up to maximise browser support
  • Ensuring all content and functionality is available to users without content style sheet (CSS), image and script support

How to resize text

  • Internet Explorer 6 (PC): From the top menu bar, select View and point to Text size
  • Internet Explorer 7 (PC): From the menu bar underneath the search field, select Page and point to Text size
  • Other browsers (PC): Hold down the CTRL key and press + Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press –
  • Mac browsers: Hold down the Command key and press + or –