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LifeSavers Speak Out
Neda Moayad, Dallas, TX
In August of 1995 on my way to the United Nations NGO conference in Beijing I had the pleasure of meeting Layli Miller-Muro. I learned about her recent work on the Kasinga case (a well publicized asylum case that established national precedent, enabling women to receive asylum on the basis of gender-based persecution) and was impressed with Layli’s commitment to protecting her client’s well-being. Read More
Protect One Woman or Girl’s Life
The tremendous effort it takes to win a gender-based case may surprise you. A typical asylum case, for example, involves:
- 250 legal staff hours
- Over 50 client phone calls and meetings
- Three court hearings
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Gender-based claims are complicated and time intensive. The stakes are always high. If forced to return to their native countries, our clients face certain violence, and in many cases, death. Yet, Tahirih continues to maintain a 99% success rate in the cases we litigate.
This success takes resources. We have averaged what it costs Tahirih to provide justice to just one woman or girl: $5,000. Five thousand dollars to protect a woman or girl’s life!
By joining our LifeSaver Family, you can have a direct impact on the life of a woman or girl. Your $5,000 contribution can be made individually or as part of a group. You can also give through multiple installments.