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

Posted: 11/13/2014

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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Thank You, Baltimore and Greater DC Bighearted Attorneys

Posted: 10/30/2014

Together, you raised more than $130,000 to protect immigrant women and girls from gender-based violence.

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