Police in Staffordshire say links with other agencies is key to tackling forced marriages and honour abuse.
The force says it has dealt with 190 incidents in the last five years.
They say the majority involve girls aged between 16 and 21, but there has also been seven male victims.
All this week on Signal News we are looking into the issue and what is being done to tackle it.
Today, we have been speaking to Staffordshire Police to see what work is being carried out.