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Tahirih Welcomes Executive Action: Calls for Additional Measures to Protect Survivors

Posted: 11/25/2014

Tahirih Justice Center welcomes President Obama’s announcement last week to guard the safety and unity of immigrant families, and urges action on additional measures to bring about full protection in the U.S. for all immigrant women and children, including refugees and survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

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Please Stand by a Courageous Woman or Girl in 2015

Posted: 11/25/2014

Born out of wedlock and orphaned by her mother in Mexico City, Gloria grew up without knowing what it felt like to be loved. At age 14, she was homeless and was forced to drop out of school to support herself. She was vulnerable to predators like her boyfriend. He betrayed her and sold her to one of the most violent gangs in the world, Los Zetas. Women and girls like Gloria need you now. Can you answer a plea for help this holiday season?

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What We’re Doing to Protect Refugee Children at Our Border

Posted: 8/27/2014

Our Executive Director Layli Miller-Muro tells you what we’re doing to protect vulnerable immigrant girls who made the dangerous trip north to escape violence in Central America. Girls are being detained and placed in a “rocket docket” that makes it impossible for justice to be served.

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Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to New Jersey

Posted: 11/13/2014

Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S. will bring three events to New Jersey on Dec. 3-4, including a powerful multimedia performance, a forced marriage training workshop for service providers, and an issue briefing about efforts to foster a coordinated, national response to forced marriage in the U.S.

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Use the Power of Social Media to Make a Difference for Survivors This Holiday Season

Posted: 11/26/2014

Make a difference in the fight to end violence against women and girls with these three easy steps!

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NOW AVAILABLE: Fall 2014 Newsletter

Posted: 11/20/2014

Learn more about what we’ve been doing this fall to protect immigrant women and girls in communities, courts, and Congress.

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Staff Spotlight: Salma Hasan, Rosenberg Public Interest Fellow

Posted: 11/20/2014

Salma Hasan, Rosenberg Public Interest Fellow Q: Why did you join Tahirih? A:I joined Tahirih because the position offered me a chance to be a real advocate for women and children suffering from violence. I knew that I would learn a lot and gain invaluable experience working alongside Tahirih attorneys and staff members. Q: Share [...]

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