June 24th, 2014
In cooperation with more than 70 partner organizations, Tahirih Justice Center urged Congress on Tuesday to pass the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) and ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), two key tools to protect women and girls around the world from gender-based violence.
June 22nd, 2014
Tahirih is embarking on a six-city tour with Pomegranate Tree Group to raise awareness of forced marriage and its impact on individuals in the United States.
April 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.
April 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.
March 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 […]
March 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.
February 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.