January 21st, 2014
Tahirih is featured this week in a four-part Al Jazeera America series on forced marriage in the United States.
December 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.
November 22nd, 2013
Imagine jumping out of a plane without a parachute. That’s exactly what Tahirih’s Public Policy Director Jeanne Smoot asked an audience to imagine this week at a Congressional briefing convened to urge survivor-inspired immigration reform.
June 28th, 2013
Tahirih Justice Center praises the United States Senate’s passage yesterday of S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act.
March 1st, 2013
Each VAWA reauthorization represents a crucial opportunity not only to continue, but also to improve and increase, our nation’s commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence.
September 25th, 2012
Trainings equip participants with practical tips, tools, and strategies to identify and protect victims of these human rights abuses threatening the freedom, safety, and welfare of immigrant women and girls across the country.
May 17th, 2012
Tahirih is deeply disappointed by the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage yesterday of a flawed bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.