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Tickets Now Available for 2014 Houston Gala

Posted: 6/01/2014

Tahirih Houston’s 3rd Annual Gala is a festive and moving evening to pay tribute to the incredible courage of our clients, and renew our commitment to work together to end violence against women and girls. We hope you will join us for this inspirational and joyful evening. Join us on Sept. 20, 2014.

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Memory of Dedicated, Young Lawyer Honored through Bahá’í Service Fellowship Program

Posted: 7/28/2014

The Naiyareh Karimimanesh Bahá’í Service Fellowship honors the memory of Naiyareh Karimimanesh, a 27-year-old lawyer who passed away in 2007 after a car accident. Naiyareh had a profound impact on those she left behind.

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IPS Brings Attention to Tahirih’s Call for Coordinated, Federal Response to Forced Marriage

Posted: 7/24/2014

Inter Press Service, a global news agency that focuses on coverage of marginalized communities, brought attention to Tahirih’s call for a coordinated, federal response to the problem of forced marriage in the United States in an article published this week. The article, “Focus on Child Marriage, Genital Mutilation at All Time High,” covered Girl Summit, [...]

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U.S. Failure to Commit to Ending Forced Marriage Here at Home a Missed Opportunity

Posted: 7/22/2014

On the occasion of today’s Girl Summit, a gathering of governments, NGOs, and leaders from around the world, the U.S. government failed to issue any commitments to address forced marriage in the US.

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“Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S.” Launches This Fall

Posted: 7/21/2014

Featured Art By Somya Singh

In partnership with Pomegranate Tree Group, Tahirih’s Forced Marriage Initiative will embark on a six-city tour in fall 2014 to raise awareness of forced marriage and its impact on individuals in the United States.

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Big Think Features Layli Miller-Muro in Series on Thought Leaders

Posted: 7/17/2014

More than 3,000 thought leaders from around the world have participated in Big Think interviews, including former U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, former Irish President Mary Robinson, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus, and media mogul Arianna Huffington.

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