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Publications Archive

Publication Category: General Resources
  • Child Marriage in the United States: A Serious Problem With a Simple First-Step Solution

    Child marriage remains a serious problem in present-day America that has devastating, lifelong consequences. Read this backgrounder to learn more about the prevalence of child marriage in the United States, the laws that allow it to persist, and the ways in which it denies young people the opportunity to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

  • Protecting Virginia’s Children from Forced Marriage

    This Tahirih Justice Center report provides guidance for judges and guardians ad litem affected under the new Virginia juvenile and domestic relations law (effective July 1, 2016).  The backgrounder describes what safeguards against child marriage are built into the law, then explains how to use them effectively.

  • 2015 Impact Report

    With your help, in 2015, we provided free legal services to 972 immigrant women and girls and 1,038 of their family members — clearing obstacles to safety, dignity, and freedom for 2,010 individuals. Read our full report for a snapshot of what we accomplished together!

  • Outreach Packet

    Immigrant women and girls who are disproportionately impacted by gender-based violence need your help in the struggle for safety and dignity. What can you do? Host an event in your community and bring along our outreach packet to spread the word.

  • A Beacon of Hope: Our History

    Layli Miller-Muro founded Tahirih in 1997 following her involvement as a student attorney in a precedent-setting case that revolutionized asylum law in the United States. Learn more about our pioneering history in the protection of women and girls.

  • Fact Sheet on Violence Against Women

    Violence against women and girls is a global epidemic of staggering proportions. Get the facts and learn more about why immigrant women and girls are acutely vulnerable to violence.

  • Bighearted Toolkit

    Being bighearted is easy! This toolkit contains everything you need to raise money for women and girls this fall.