NewsAugust 5th, 2014
Girls now account for almost half of unaccompanied children making the dangerous trip north from Central America. At the epicenter of the border crisis, Tahirih Houston is working to ensure their protection.
NewsJuly 24th, 2014
Inter Press Service, a global news agency that focuses on coverage of marginalized communities,interviewed an expert about Tahirih’s call for a coordinated, federal response to the problem of forced marriage in the United States.
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.