April 30th, 2015
Violence against women and girls is not just a problem in countries like Afghanistan and Somalia. It’s happening in the U.S., too.
April 25th, 2015
Learn more about our accomplishments in communities, courts, and Congress in 2014.
April 17th, 2015
As a soon-to-be-father, Justin Baldoni thinks often about the type of world his child will inherit—he wants it to be one where men and women enjoy equality.
April 16th, 2015
The cost of a bullet is less than a dollar. Our client Lina overheard these chilling words spoken about her in the days before she was forced into marriage.
March 31st, 2015
In partnership with Tahirih’s Forced Marriage Initiative, Mayer Brown LLP and Caterpillar Inc. completed an extensive pro bono research project in 2014 about conditions for individuals from the United States facing forced marriage overseas.
March 20th, 2015
Tahirih Justice Center, an advocacy group for immigrant women, reported that about 3,000 cases of forced marriage took place in the United States from 2009 through 2011.
Petition with 100,000+ Signatures Urging President Obama to End Forced Marriage in United States Presented to White HouseMarch 18th, 2015
We presented our Change.org petition at a meeting with the White House Council on Women and Girls on March 18, marking a pivotal step in the growing movement to recognize forced marriage as a domestic problem and develop a comprehensive plan to protect individuals from this hidden human rights abuse in the United States.