March 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.
March 14th, 2019
Tahirih expresses concern about a new bill introduced in Senate intended to stop child marriages.
January 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.
January 7th, 2019
The governor of Ohio signed a new marriage bill limiting marriage to legal adults.
October 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 […]
October 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.
May 18th, 2018
Lawmakers in Utah are pushing to raise the legal marriage age to 18.