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Posts tagged Forced Marriage
  • Layli’s Book Club Guide: “Do They Hear You When You Cry”

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    June 1st, 2016

    Honor Fauziya Kassindja’s legacy on the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking legal victory.

  • The Intersectionality of Forced Marriage with Other Forms of Abuse in the United States

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    February 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.

  • Outreach Packet

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    January 1st, 2016

    Please get involved right now in the fight to end the epidemic of violence against women and girls! Immigrant women and girls who are disproportionately impacted by gender-based violence need your help in the struggle for safety and dignity. Host an event and bring along our outreach tool kit to spread the word.

  • A Beacon of Hope: Our History

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    January 1st, 2016

    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

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    January 1st, 2016

    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.

  • Forced Marriage Policy Recommendations

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    March 14th, 2015

    Forced marriage victims often fall between the cracks in the United States, with dire consequences. They can suffer severe and lifelong harm, including physical and mental health issues, barriers to education, and domestic and sexual abuse. Current laws and resources are inadequate to address the unique challenges associated with forced marriage. Tahirih Justice Center has issued the following policy recommendations to protect and support those facing or fleeing forced marriages in the United States.

  • Forced Marriage Fact Sheet

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    June 24th, 2014

    What is forced marriage? How is forced marriage different than arranged marriage? We answer the most common questions about this human rights violation in this fact sheet.