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Posts tagged San Francisco Bay Area
  • New Report: U.S. Government Plays Critical Role in the Elimination of Child Marriage

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    January 26th, 2023

    In Time to Lead: The Federal Government’s Role in Ending Child Marriage in the United States, Tahirih highlights the critical role of the federal government in our fight to end child marriage here at home.

  • New Report Compares Impact of Compromise Legislation To End Child Marriage in the U.S.

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    January 26th, 2023

    In Comparing Compromises: Varying Impacts of Laws that Limit, But Do Not End Child Marriage, Tahirih analyzes data from states that have recently passed a reform to limit child marriage.

  • New Reports: New Data on Child Marriage Shows the Time to Act is Now

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    January 26th, 2023

    The Tahirih Justice Center has released two new reports that underscore the urgent need to take action against child marriage in the United States. These reports reveal alarming new data and call for long overdue legislative action at the state and federal levels to protect all children from the harms of child marriage.

  • New Guide to Survivor-Centered Legal Writing

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    October 31st, 2022

    Richard Caldarone, Tahirih’s Senior Litigation Counsel, used his expertise in both immigration law and survivor-centered service provision to create a new tool, “Survivor-Centered Legal Writing: A Brief Guide.” This unique […]

  • New Report: Survivors Seeking Asylum are Exposed to More Violence at the Border

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    October 11th, 2022

    Everyone deserves to live a life free from violence. That’s why at Tahirih, we believe that people seeking safety in the U.S. should be met with an asylum system that understands the trauma they have endured, instead of exposing them to more harm.

    Unfortunately, that is not the case for survivors of gender-based violence who arrive at the southern border seeking protection here in the United States.

    A new report by the Tahirih Justice Center and Oxfam America reveals how common it is for people seeking asylum to experience gender-based violence in Mexico while waiting to access the asylum process in the U.S.

  • Local teen organizes benefit concert to support survivors of gender-based violence

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    August 23rd, 2022

    In an article featured in the Mountain View Voice reporter, reporter Malea Martin, interviewed Morgan Weibel, the executive director for Tahirih’s San Francisco/Bay area office in a preview coverage of Soaring in Concert — a concert benefit organized by Aaron Bao, a high school sophomore in Los Altos, California. 

  • Soaring in Concert Surpasses Fundraising Goal

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    August 23rd, 2022

    The Tahirih Justice Center is proud to announce that Soaring in Concert, a benefit concert supporting the organization’s work, raised over $30,000, surpassing its original goal. This event was made possible by the efforts of Aaron Bao, a rising high school sophomore at the Harker School in San Jose, California, his family, and their community.