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  • AAPI Heritage Month: Celebrating the history and diversity of the AAPI community

    May 18th, 2021

    Updated May 31, 2022   The History of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month  Established in 1992, May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month – celebrating the traditions, culture, and history of Asian Americans […]

  • Tahirih Statement on End of Nationwide Moratorium on Evictions

    May 5th, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center is disappointed in today’s decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to end the nationwide moratorium on evictions, in addition to the […]

  • A Message From Our New CEO, Archi Pyati.

    May 3rd, 2021

    I’m writing to you today as Tahirih’s new Chief Executive Officer. I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve such dedicated, passionate, and talented colleagues, and excited to lead this incredible organization into its next chapter.

  • 100 Days of a New Administration

    April 30th, 2021

    When the new administration took office, we proposed 10 steps they could take immediately to help immigrant survivors of violence. Now, after 100 days, we’re checking in to see what they’ve done to ensure justice for immigrant […]

  • From our Board of Directors: Gratitude in a Time of Transition

    April 29th, 2021

    We are moved to send a note of sincere thanks and to provide some perspective of challenges overcome and those we now face.

  • Tahirih Opposes Dangerously Amended NC Senate Bill on Child Marriage

    April 28th, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center opposes amendments to Senate Bill 35 (S35), a bill that was originally intended to increase North Carolina’s age floor to marry and protect girls and young women from the harms of child marriage.

  • Sexual Abuse: A Cause and a Consequence of Forced Marriage

    April 26th, 2021

    With spring in full bloom across the country, we know that wedding season is near.

    And while this can be a thrilling time to celebrate life’s precious moments with their family and friends, for some, the return of the wedding season can be tied to the trauma of sexual assault and serve as a trigger for individuals who have been forced to marry.