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Tickets Now Available for 18th Annual 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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Tour to End Forced Marriage to Culminate in DC

Posted: 2/06/2015

Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S. will bring three events to Washington, DC on March 17-19, including a powerful multimedia performance, a forced marriage training workshop, and an issue briefing about efforts to foster a coordinated, national response to the problem of forced marriage in the United States.

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Texas, Share Your Big Heart Before March 8!

Posted: 2/10/2015

Our Houston Bighearted Attorneys Campaign launches this Valentine’s Day and wraps up on International Women’s Day. Please help protect courageous immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence.

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Tahirih Executive Director Featured in Harvard Law Portrait Exhibit

Posted: 3/04/2015

The Harvard Law and International Development Society and the Harvard Women’s Law Association organized the exhibit in honor of International Women’s Day.

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Tahirih Welcomes Three New Board Members

Posted: 3/02/2015

The three new members began their service Feb. 11 in Washington, D.C., where they join 15 current board members who shepherd Tahirih’s legacy of protecting immigrant women and girls in the United States from violence.

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Kae’s Story: Tahirih Client Rejects Forced Marriage, Chooses to Continue Education

Posted: 2/23/2015

Kae* grew up in a house of abuse and neglect. Her stepfather, a powerful man in the local government, was not only abusive to his children, but also to his three wives. His high status guarded him from any form of police intervention, and Kae knew early on that she could never ask for help. [...]

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Two Leading Corporations Partner with Tahirih to Create Interactive Forced Marriage Map

Posted: 2/20/2015

Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown LLP and Caterpillar Inc., new map includes specific information on laws related to marriage, as well as an overview of both risks to and protections for women and girls in each country.

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Drive to Double Impact of Petition to End Forced Marriage Begins Feb. 17

Posted: 2/17/2015

Urge President Obama to create a national action plan to protect individuals facing or fleeing forced marriages, right here in the United States. Every signature truly does matter.

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