PubsFebruary 18th, 2016
Many survivors of forced marriage have experienced harm that overlaps with other forms of violence, yet the risks they face are unique enough to require additional awareness by service providers.
PubsOctober 28th, 2015
It is time for the U.S. government to reconsider its response to women and children fleeing violence, and put an end to the shameful practice of family detention — once and for all.
PubsSeptember 1st, 2011
Forced marriage is a serious problem in the United States today, with as many as 3,000 known and suspected cases identified in just two years by respondents of Tahirih Justice Center survey. The fact that potentially thousands of young women and girls from immigrant communities may face forced marriages each year in the United States is alarming and demands attention.
Precarious Protection: How Unsettled Policy and Current Laws Harm Women and Girls Fleeing Persecution
PubsSeptember 30th, 2009
Drawing on the experiences of Tahirih clients and important findings from numerous studies by advocacy organizations and governmental agencies, this report by Tahirih exposes the continuing injustices facing women and girls seeking asylum in the United States and offers recommendations for system change.