April 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.
April 3rd, 2017
While our immigration policy advocacy progresses, Tahirih is driving forward the ongoing campaign to end child marriage in the U.S.
March 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.
March 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.
February 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.
November 22nd, 2016
Tahirih’s compilation of all 50 states’ laws on minimum marriage age and exceptions is the focus of a November 2016 article in The Chronicle of Social Change.
November 18th, 2016
A new compilation of all 50 states’ laws on minimum marriage age and exceptions reveals the ways in which state statutes allow children to be married.