NewsApril 25th, 2017
This Houston Chronicle article tells the story of a courageous survivor advocate working with Tahirih and Texas state legislators to change Texas’ minimum age law.
NewsApril 17th, 2017
Tahirih’s Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy explains in the Washington Post that America’s child marriage laws make children vulnerable to abuse, coercion, and exploitation.
NewsApril 3rd, 2017
While our immigration policy advocacy progresses, Tahirih is driving forward the ongoing campaign to end child marriage in the U.S.
Action AlertsMarch 27th, 2017
Maryland residents, please call or email your Senator TODAY to tell them to support legislation to make age 18 the minimum age of marriage, no exceptions!
NewsMarch 14th, 2017
Tahirih’s Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy spoke with PBS NewsHour about the importance of raising the minimum age of marriage to protect minors from abuse and exploitation.
NewsMarch 6th, 2017
Tahirih submitted written testimony to the Connecticut General Assembly in support of HB 5442, a bill to eliminate exceptions to age 18 as the minimum legal age to marry.
NewsFebruary 14th, 2017
Nearly 40,000 children under age 18 were married in the state of Texas between 2000-2014. Those are some of the highest child marriage numbers in the nation.