NewsMay 6th, 2019
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed into law a bill ending child marriage in Georgia!
NewsApril 19th, 2019
Tahirih is disappointed that for the fourth year in a row, Maryland’s legislature ended its session without passing legislation to fix the state’s child marriage problem.
NewsMarch 29th, 2019
The Atlanta Journal Constitution quoted Tahirih Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy Jeanne Smoot about the harmful consequences of child marriage and the bill addressing the issue in Georgia.
NewsOctober 25th, 2018
Tahirih’s Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy, Jeanne Smoot, was quoted in Reuters about how the publicized data and survivor stories of child marriage are helping the public understand the […]
NewsOctober 16th, 2018
Jeanne Smoot, Tahirih’s Counsel for Policy and Strategy, wrote a letter to the editor of the Washington Post about the need to change laws that allow underage marriage to happen in the U.S.
NewsJuly 13th, 2018
The governor of Missouri signed piece of legislation which bans marriage under the age of 16.
NewsMay 18th, 2018
Lawmakers in Utah are pushing to raise the legal marriage age to 18.