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  • Two Leading Corporations Team Up to Create Interactive Forced Marriage Map

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    February 20th, 2015

    Produced in partnership with Mayer Brown LLP and Caterpillar Inc., a new map includes specific information on laws related to marriage, as well as an overview of both risks to and protections for women and girls in each country.

  • Drive to Double Impact of Petition to End Forced Marriage Begins Feb. 17

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    February 17th, 2015

    Urge President Obama to create a national action plan to protect individuals facing or fleeing forced marriages, right here in the United States. Every signature truly does matter.

  • Tour to End Forced Marriage to Culminate in DC

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    February 6th, 2015

    Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S. will bring three events to Washington, DC on March 17-19, including a powerful multimedia performance, a forced marriage training workshop, and an issue briefing.

  • Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to Chicago

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    December 15th, 2014

    Young women speak out in Chicago against forced marriage and gender-based violence as part of national awareness-raising tour A group of South Asian artists and advocates, members of Pomegranate Tree […]

  • Canadian Bill to Combat Forced Marriage Raises Concerns

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    December 4th, 2014

    As the leading U.S. organization advocating for better protection and support for domestic forced marriage victims, Tahirih welcomes the Canadian government’s commitment to address these fundamental human rights abuses, but has concerns about the bill itself and the ways it may be interpreted and applied.

  • Performers Shed Light on Forced Marriage

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    December 3rd, 2014

    The fourth installment of “Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S.,” which took place at the Rutgers University Institute for Women’s Leadership, incorporated two short films, a skit performance and an open panel discussion to talk about forced marriages and similar forms of domestic abuse.

  • Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to New Jersey

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    November 13th, 2014

    Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S. will bring three events to New Jersey on Dec. 3-4, including a powerful multimedia performance, a forced marriage training workshop for service providers, and an issue briefing about efforts to foster a coordinated, national response to forced marriage in the U.S.