Pro Bono Library Items Archive
2008 Impact Report
The scale of violence against women today is so pervasive that we can no longer deny that we are facing the seminal humanitarian crisis of our time. But countless women and girls are standing up to demand justice, and Tahirih has now helped 10,000 immigrant women and children access justice since 1997.
10th Anniversary Report
As we mark the end of our first decade of service to immigrant women and girls fleeing violence, we take a moment to reflect on why we do what we do. We take a moment to emphasize how our remarkable achievements have been possible. And we take a moment to share with you our hopeful vision of the future.
2004-2005 Impact Report
Our public policy advocacy victories took center stage in 2004-2005. Through the persistent advocacy for, and ultimate passage of, the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act, Tahirih Justice Center found itself on the national stage and in media outlets such as Newsweek, NBC Nightly News, Fox News, and The Washington Post advocating for the protection of so-called “mail-order brides.”
2003 Impact Report
In 2003, Tahirih served more than 700 women and girls and launched a groundbreaking campaign to protect so-called “mail-order-brides” from abuse and exploitation.
2002 Impact Report
Among its accomplishments in 2002, Tahirih has now assisted over 3,200 individuals in finding justice. This 2002 snapshot shows Tahirih clients are from the most underserved immigrant populations, primarily from Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
2000-2011 Impact Report
With this annual report, we attempt to capture and convey the dizzying growth we experienced from 2000 to 2001. Having served women and girls fleeing human rights abuses for over five years, Tahirih Justice Center is now firmly established as a well-respected organization known for making a significant difference in the lives of abused women and girls and for contributing to the transformation of the justice system to provide for their protection.
Do They Hear You When You Cry
A true story of persecution, friendship, and ultimate triumph, the book “Do They Hear You When You Cry” chronicles the struggles of two extraordinary women: Fauziya Kassindja, who fled her African homeland to escape female genital mutilation only to be locked up in American prisons for 16 months; and Layli Miller Bashir, a driven young law student who fought for Fauziya’s freedom. Click here to order a copy of the book online.