NewsApril 16th, 2011
Attorneys from Tahirih’s legal and policy departments advocated alongside the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance to lobby for these important changes to better protect women fleeing violence.
NewsDecember 1st, 2010
To multiply Tahirih’s public policy capacity, and to provide critical financial support to sustain and strengthen these important efforts, Tahirih has launched a dynamic new Public Policy Council.
NewsOctober 28th, 2010
Release of fact sheet marks significant milestone in implementation of IMBRA, legislation spearheaded by Tahirih to prevent the abuse and exploitation of so-called “mail-order brides.”
NewsApril 6th, 2010
Landmark legislation would reaffirm the United States’ commitment to all those fleeing persecution and enact key provisions to assist women and girls seeking asylum in the United States.
NewsMarch 12th, 2010
If passed, I-VAWA will, for the first time in United States history, make ending violence against women a diplomatic priority and incorporate comprehensive solutions aimed at ending domestic violence into all US foreign assistance programs.
NewsMarch 11th, 2010
Proposed legislation would put an end to the one-year filing deadline for asylum. The deadline can have devastating consequences for women and girls seeking refuge from gender-based persecution.
NewsOctober 16th, 2009
As long as IMBRA implementation and enforcement is lagging, vulnerable foreign women who meet American men through IMBs will remain dangerously unaware of lifesaving information about a future partner’s violent criminal history and about their legal rights.