August 12th, 2014
The ABA’s resolution urges governments at all levels in the U.S. to amend existing laws, or to enact new laws, to prevent forced marriages and to protect individuals facing forced marriage threats.
July 28th, 2014
The Naiyareh Karimimanesh Bahá’í Service Fellowship honors the memory of Naiyareh Karimimanesh, a 27-year-old lawyer who passed away in 2007 after a car accident. Naiyareh had a profound impact on those she left behind.
July 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.
July 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.
July 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.
June 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.
June 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.