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Tickets Now Available for 2015 Annual Greater DC Gala

Posted: 1/25/2015

Celebrate the courage of our clients and renew your commitment to ending the epidemic of violence against women and girls at our 18th Annual Gala in the heart of Washington, DC. Featured guests include Justin Baldoni, a star in the Golden Globe-winning TV show, “Jane the Virgin.”

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Letter to the Editor: Article Perpetuates Harmful Stereotypes, Inaccurately Portrays Tahirih’s Forced Marriage Policy Recommendations

Posted: 3/26/2015

By choosing to ignore the diversity of forced marriage, a recent article in The Washington Post perpetuates harmful stereotypes, excludes the experiences of other communities, and could significantly undermine efforts to open dialogue across communities about this form of violence.

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Epic Tour to Raise Awareness of Forced Marriage Resonates with Audiences Across the Country

Posted: 3/20/2015

“Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S.” came to a powerful close last week in Washington, DC, after jam-packed stops with Pomegranate Tree Group in New York City, Houston, San Francisco, New Brunswick, and Chicago.

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Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year to be Honored for Service to Courageous Women and Girls Fleeing Violence in Greater DC

Posted: 3/20/2015

Tahirih Justice Center will present Pro Bono Attorney of the Year awards to lawyers from Ballard Spahr LLP and Duane Morris LLP at 18th Annual Gala on April 14 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium.

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Petition with 100,000+ Signatures Urging President Obama to End Forced Marriage in United States Presented to White House

Posted: 3/18/2015

We presented our Change.org petition at a meeting with the White House Council on Women and Girls on March 18, marking a pivotal step in the growing movement to recognize forced marriage as a domestic problem and develop a comprehensive plan to protect individuals from this hidden human rights abuse in the United States.

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Actor, Director, and Social Entrepreneur Justin Baldoni to Celebrate Courage of Survivors at Tahirih Annual Gala

Posted: 3/11/2015

In addition to playing “Rafael” on “Jane the Virgin,” Baldoni founded Wayfarer Entertainment, a production company focused on changing the world through digital media, television and film.

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