Jeanne Smoot, Tahirih’s Counsel for Policy and Strategy, wrote a letter to the editor of the Washington Post about the need to change laws that allow underage marriage to happen in the U.S.
Tahirih Founder and CEO, Layli Miller-Muro, was interviewed about the work of the Tahirih Justice Center and the Bahá’í inspiration behind it.
For years, Linda suffered severe abuse at the hands of her boyfriend, forcing her to flee to the U.S. to find safety for her children and herself.
At age 15, Norma was abducted, raped, and forced into marriage by an older man. But the violence she faced didn’t stop after she fled to the United States.