NewsApril 8th, 2019
Ohio passed a law raising the minimum marriage age to 18, with an exception for 17-year-olds. Dayton Daily News quotes Tahirih Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy Jeanne Smoot.
NewsApril 1st, 2019
NBC News reported on opposition to bills seeking to outlaw child marriage in states across the country, quoting Tahirih Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy Jeanne Smoot.
NewsMarch 26th, 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.
Action AlertsMarch 25th, 2019
Tell your Representative that you support the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act!
NewsMarch 14th, 2019
Tahirih expresses concern about a new bill introduced in Senate intended to stop child marriages.
NewsJanuary 15th, 2019
USCIS released a new report on how the U.S. immigration system encourages child marriages. Tahirih is alarmed by the data in the report, and urges USCIS to provide further clarifications for a better understanding of the problem.
NewsJanuary 7th, 2019
The governor of Ohio signed a new marriage bill limiting marriage to legal adults.