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HuffPost Publishes Tahirih Director’s Call to Stop Inhumane Detention of Moms and Kids

FROM THE BLOG: Sophie is in a jail in the middle of nowhere along with more than 500 other infants, toddlers and young children and their mothers. They are in detention in Karnes County, Texas, because their mothers asked us for protection from violence… No amount of work to improve conditions will make it alright to keep women and children like Maria and Sophie in jail. Indefinitely jailing mothers and children who are running from violence is inhumane and unconscionable. It must stop.

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