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Independent Report Finds Law to Protect Foreign Brides from Abuse and Exploitation Has Not Been Fully Implemented

Posted: 12/18/2014

Almost a decade has elapsed since Congress passed the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act (IMBRA), but U.S. agencies have yet to fully implement and enforce the federal law to safeguard so-called “mail-order” brides from abuse and exploitation, according to an independent report issued last week.

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Support CEDAW on 35th Anniversary

Posted: 12/18/2014

Today, marks the 35th anniversary of CEDAW’s signing. Yet, the U.S. remains one of only seven countries in the world that has not ratified it.

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NOW AVAILABLE: Winter 2014 Newsletter

Posted: 12/18/2014

Thank you for making 2014 a huge success! Learn more about what we’ve been up to this winter.

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Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to Chicago

Posted: 12/15/2014

Young women speak out in Chicago against forced marriage and gender-based violence as part of national awareness-raising tour A group of South Asian artists and advocates, members of Pomegranate Tree Group, have embarked on a six-city tour in partnership with Tahirih Justice Center to address violence in the lives of young women, including forced marriage, [...]

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Tahirih Bahá’í Fellowships Now Open for 2015

Posted: 12/12/2014

Year-long fellowships offer unique opportunity to serve and learn about a Bahá’í-inspired organization Tahirih Justice Center has two open Bahá’í Service Fellowship opportunities in our Greater DC office. These full-time fellowships are open to Bahá’ís who are interested in serving for a one-year period at Tahirih. Fellows contribute to Tahirih’s mission to protect immigrant women and girls [...]

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