Florida Residents: Take Action By February 14 to End Child Marriage!
Action AlertsFebruary 12th, 2018
In less than 5 minutes, you can help end child marriage in Florida! Call your House representative and ask them to support a clean ban on all child marriages under the age of 18.
Massachusetts Residents: Take Action By February 7 to End Child Marriage!
Action AlertsFebruary 6th, 2018
In less than 5 minutes, you can help end child marriage in Massachusetts! Call your representative in the Judiciary Committee and urge them to favorable report H2310/S785.
Tahirih Applauds Florida Senate on the Passage of SB 140 to End Child Marriage
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.
Kentucky Senator Files New Legislation to Tackle the State’s Child Marriage Problem
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.
Advocates Are Fighting to Outlaw Adult Marriages to Minors
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.
Tahirih Featured in The Economist Article on Child Marriage in America
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.
New Resources Released on Forced Marriage Overseas
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.