This first-of-its-kind policy memo (2020) analyzes state minimum marriage age laws to determine where marriage can allow for statutory defense to or exception from prosecution for statutory rape and/or other age-based sex offenses in at least 40 states and the District of Columbia.See All
Analysis of Minimum Marriage Age Laws and Age-Based Sex Offenses in the U.S.
Today, in a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court agreed that the Biden administration can terminate the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy. Under this cruel policy, which Tahirih is challenging in a separate lawsuit, the United States has placed tens of thousands of vulnerable people fleeing violence, including many survivors of gender-based violence, into dangerous situations in northern Mexico. ‘Remain in Mexico’ is part of xenophobic policies that have all but eliminated the human right to seek asylum.June 30, 2022
Statement from Archi Pyati, Tahirih Justice Center CEO on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Ruling
Today, in a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturns the Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, paving the way for abortion to be criminalized in 22 states and severely limiting access to it in many more.June 24, 2022