NewsDecember 2nd, 2013
Deysi Gonzalez’s diary begins with this sentence: “On July 3, 2002, I met the man I thought would be the love of my life.” Instead, she continues in neat Spanish script, the handsome acquaintance who courted her in Guatemala turned into a possessive bully who stalked and beat her.
NewsNovember 22nd, 2013
Imagine jumping out of a plane without a parachute. That’s exactly what Tahirih’s Public Policy Director Jeanne Smoot asked an audience to imagine this week at a Congressional briefing convened to urge survivor-inspired immigration reform.
NewsNovember 14th, 2013
A leading international law firm in Tahirih’s pro bono network received a prestigious design award this month for a marketing brochure it created to help Tahirih convey our mission to […]
NewsApril 18th, 2013
As an ambitious young woman in rural southern Afghanistan, Fouzia Durrani was headed for trouble.
NewsJuly 9th, 2012
Over the past 15 years, we have been privileged to help over 14,000 immigrant women and children receive legal protection, rebuild their lives, and restore their dignity.
NewsApril 5th, 2012
Although many Americans may think that phenomena such as forced marriages and so-called “honor killings” exist only overseas, social service agencies, educators, and a growing number of law enforcement personnel know differently.
NewsMarch 13th, 2012
For many of us, reports on women and girls being threatened with violence and forced to marry seem distant and incomprehensible.