May 31st, 2023
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month – a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions, achievements, and rich cultural heritage of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community […]
May 26th, 2023
The Biden administration has presented the first-ever U.S. National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence: Strategies for Action, a long-awaited, comprehensive, whole-of-government plan that aims to address and prevent gender-based violence (GBV) in this country.
The Tahirih Justice Center celebrates this milestone which represents a promise to protect human rights and support safety and justice for survivors of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, child and forced marriage, and other forms of gender-based violence. This plan is the result of years of work by administration officials and stakeholders like Tahirih who convened listening sessions with the White House Gender Policy Council to share our collective knowledge informed by years of providing direct legal and social services to survivors.
May 25th, 2023
Last week, I was privileged to travel to the border region with a delegation of my colleagues from partner organizations to bear witness to the end of Title 42, a […]
May 23rd, 2023
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. While mental health is always a focus of our work with our clients, building a healthy, trauma-informed culture among our staff is also critical. […]
May 18th, 2023
Mother’s Day is a time of celebration and reflection for many families. At Tahirih, at least 28% of our clients were mothers in 2022, and many of our staff and […]
May 16th, 2023
On May 15, Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed a bill into law ending marriage as a legal defense against rape and other sex offenses.
May 15th, 2023
Tahirih’s Atlanta office is excited to announce our relaunched and reinvigorated Appellate Project. The Appellate Project is working to address the underlying bias, unfair practices, and misapplications of law that make the Atlanta immigration courts a national outlier.