Tahirih’s Press Statement on VAWA Reauthorization
PubsMarch 11th, 2022
Last night, the Senate reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a vote that was six years in the making. The Tahirih Justice Center applauds Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) for their legislative leadership in the fight to get VAWA over the finish line. The new authorization provides more than $500 million to increase resources for survivors of violence.
Maryland’s Senate Bill to End Child Marriage Will Not Protect Minors
PubsFebruary 18th, 2022
This year, yet again, Maryland senators have weakened a bill that seeks to end child marriage.
Making Progress, But Still Falling Short: A Report on the Movement to End Child Marriage in America
PubsMay 13th, 2020
Making Progress, But Still Falling Short outlines what more needs to be done to end child marriage in America both at the state and federal level.
Child Marriage Poses Serious Risks to Children
PubsMay 8th, 2020
Child marriage remains a serious problem in present-day America. Since 2000, well over 200,000 minors were married, most of them girls married to adult men. Children lack the rights and […]
Legal Protections for Immigrant Survivors
PubsMay 9th, 2019
This one pager describes the various pathways to legal residence for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence present in the United States.
Gender-Based Violence One Pager
PubsMay 9th, 2019
What is gender-based violence? What are the forms of it? We answer these questions about gender-based violence, which is a cause and consequence of gender inequality, in this one pager.
Tahirih Statement on USCIS Report on Child Marriage
PubsJanuary 15th, 2019
Tahirih is shocked by the data provided in a new report by USCIS on the number of visa petition approvals involving child brides.