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Posts tagged Greater DC
  • End State Violence Against Trans & Queer Migrants

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    October 28th, 2021

    This LGBTQ+ History Month, Tahirih’s Queer & Trans Caucus demands an immediate end to the state-sponsored violence that trans, nonbinary, two-spirit, and queer immigrants face at the hands of our immigration and criminal punishment systems.

  • Intersex Awareness Day 2021

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    October 26th, 2021

    October 26 marks Intersex Awareness Day and uplifts the fight to end non-consensual infant genital surgeries. Today, we amplify the voices of intersex people and intersex advocacy organizations which call for the end of invasive, unnecessary forced intersex surgeries which are a form of institutionalized gender-based violence. Tahirih is committed to ending gender-based violence and reaching collective liberation, which includes fighting against these invasive, non-consensual procedures.

  • Creating a safer world for Indigenous women and girls—together.

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    October 10th, 2021

    October 11 marks both International Day of the Girl and Indigenous Peoples’ Day, observances that illuminate the ways gender-based violence particularly impacts those who live at the dangerous intersections of sexism, racism, and xenophobia.

  • Tahirih Statement on Treatment of Haitians at the Border

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    September 23rd, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns the administration’s racist and brutal mistreatment of Haitian refugees at the U.S. southern border.

  • REPORT: “Ensuring Equal and Enduring Access to Asylum”

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    September 9th, 2021

    To ensure equal and enduring access to asylum for survivors of gender-based violence, the U.S. must add gender as a protected ground for asylum.

  • Supporting Afghan Refugees

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    September 1st, 2021

    Hundreds of organizations around the country are mobilizing to support the thousands of Afghans seeking refuge in the U.S. in the wake of the crisis in Afghanistan. Check out this short list of resources for those who want to help the relief efforts.

  • An analysis of the Biden Administration’s new proposed asylum rules

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    August 19th, 2021

    While the proposal has some positive impacts on immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, some aspects of the proposed rule will also be harmful.