NewsApril 9th, 2014
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., and Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., received Tahirih’s Congressional Leadership Award for their dedication to reforming our broken immigration system and safeguarding the rights and dignity of the individuals and families whom it impacts.
NewsApril 3rd, 2014
There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the complex problem of forced marriage in North America, but there are many ways to better protect victims. Experts underscored this message at a discussion on forced marriage April 1 at American University’s Washington College of Law.
NewsMarch 25th, 2014
Panel of experts will discuss nature and scope of forced marriage in United States and Canada How does forced marriage impact the freedom and safety of women and girls in […]
NewsMarch 7th, 2014
Like many criminals, Eva’s boss thought he would get away his abuse of Eva because she was an undocumented immigrant. He threatened to have Eva deported if she went to the police, and Eva kept quiet out of fear.
NewsFebruary 18th, 2014
Ms. Pyati is a dedicated advocate for immigrant women and girls with more than a decade of experience in immigration law practice, women’s rights, and public policy advocacy.
NewsJanuary 21st, 2014
Tahirih is featured this week in a four-part Al Jazeera America series on forced marriage in the United States.
NewsDecember 2nd, 2013
Deysi Gonzalez’s diary begins with this sentence: “On July 3, 2002, I met the man I thought would be the love of my life.” Instead, she continues in neat Spanish script, the handsome acquaintance who courted her in Guatemala turned into a possessive bully who stalked and beat her.