NewsMarch 9th, 2020
The StarTribune reported on Minnesota’s push to pass child marriage reforms, citing the Tahirih Justice Center’s research on the effects of child marriage in the article. The consequences of underage […]
NewsJanuary 31st, 2020
Indiana passed a law raising the minimum marriage age to 18, with an expectation for 17-year olds under special circumstances. The Journal Gazette quotes Tahirih Senior Counsel for Policy and […]
NewsJanuary 23rd, 2020
We’re proud to share our new report, Making Progress, But Still Falling Short: A Report on the Movement to End Child Marriage in America. This report contains the latest analysis […]
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.
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.