NewsJuly 16th, 2012
Tahirih’s fortified presence in Baltimore could not come at a more critical time, as the community’s immigrant population continues to grow exponentially.
NewsMay 2nd, 2012
The two women met for the first time last week at a sleek Georgetown hotel, where they were speakers at a glittering charity dinner. They shook hands and hugged across a vast gulf of culture, geography and faith: one a devout Muslim from West Africa with her hair carefully hidden under a tight scarf, the other a gregarious South Asian in a stylish sari and costume earrings.
NewsApril 11th, 2012
Tahirih Houston celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, 2012, with a gathering to honor pro bono attorneys, volunteer interpreters, and others who have assisted Tahirih throughout the year.
NewsSeptember 13th, 2011
For women and girls like Tahirih’s clients, it is not enough to have just any attorney. Their unique gender-based violence cases require attorneys who are well-versed in both sensitive cultural issues and the extremely complicated and often unexplored territory of gender-based immigration law.
Success StoriesMarch 8th, 2011
She tried to get help from the police, but they told her, ‘Woman, that is a family affair. Go and submit to your husband.’
NewsFebruary 11th, 2011
For anyone who would better understand the journeys of Tahirih’s clients, of women like them, and of women wrestling with the cultural tradition of FGM, “Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter” is not a film to be missed.
NewsDecember 1st, 2010
To multiply Tahirih’s public policy capacity, and to provide critical financial support to sustain and strengthen these important efforts, Tahirih has launched a dynamic new Public Policy Council.