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Posts tagged National
  • R. Kelly’s Trial Speaks to Flawed Child Marriage Laws in the U.S.

    News

    October 4th, 2021

    Tahirih’s Force Marriage Initiative team wrote an op-ed published in Teen Vogue that explains how R&B star Aaliyah was able to be married to R. Kelly when she was just 15 years old. 

    Read the full article here.

  • Tahirih Statement on DHS New Priorities Enforcement

    News

    October 1st, 2021

    The Department of Homeland Security issued broad new directives to immigration officers that will go into effect on November 29, 2021. Although these new enforcement and deportation guidelines clarify that not everyone who is an undocumented immigrant should, or can, be removed from the United States, the memo gives worryingly broad discretion to individual ICE and CBP agents to carry out the enforcement priorities and risks the removal of survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Journey to Justice: Hope & Healing

    News

    September 30th, 2021

    Please join us on Thursday, October 28, 2021 for Tahirih Houston’s virtual event!

  • Tahirih Statement on Treatment of Haitians at the Border

    News

    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.

  • Tahirih’s Afghan Asylum Project

    News

    September 14th, 2021

    Support Afghan refugees seeking safety in the U.S.

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

    News

    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.

  • Abiot Zegeye

    People

    September 5th, 2021

    Abiot Zegeye joined Tahirih in 2020. As an HR Generalist, Abiot supports a variety of human resources functions with a particular emphasis on recruiting. In addition to supporting organization-wide HR […]