NewsJuly 23rd, 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.
NewsJuly 22nd, 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.
NewsJuly 15th, 2014
The root causes of the flight of refugee children from their homes may be complex, but our obligation to protect them is not.
NewsJune 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.
NewsJune 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.
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.