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Publication Tag: Forced Marriage
  • Forced Marriage in Immigrant Communities in the United States

    • Publication Date: September 01, 2011
    • Author: Heather Heiman and Jeanne Smoot
    • Publisher: Tahirih Justice Center
    • Publication Categories: Research Reports
    • Publication Tags: Forced Marriage

    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.