NewsJanuary 31st, 2018
Tahirih’s Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy issued this statement after the Florida Senate unanimously passed a historic bill to end child marriage in Florida. The bill must now be passed by the House of Representatives.
NewsJanuary 5th, 2018
Senator Julie Raque Adams has filed SB 48 to tackle Kentucky’s serious child marriage problem. Tahirih is honored to partner with Survivor Advocate Donna Pollard on this important legislation.
NewsJanuary 3rd, 2018
Tahirih’s Jeanne Smoot spoke with the ABA Journal about our work to change the laws that allow child marriage across the U.S.
NewsDecember 8th, 2017
Tahirih’s Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy spoke with The Economist about how state laws on minimum marriage age put minors of all ages at risk.
NewsDecember 5th, 2017
Tahirih’s Forced Marriage Initiative has released thirteen new reports on forced marriage overseas, which were developed in partnership with Mayer Brown and Caterpillar, Inc.
NewsNovember 17th, 2017
Tahirih’s analysis of all 50 states’ minimum marriage age laws is featured in this NPR story on why underage marriage is possible in the U.S.
NewsNovember 3rd, 2017
The Nation discussed the findings of Tahirih’s new report on child marriage in the U.S. in this article on efforts to raise the minimum age of marriage across the country.