Action AlertsJune 24th, 2014
By directing the U.S. government to create a coordinated, comprehensive, and concerted strategy to reduce violence, I-VAWA would have a powerful impact on the suffering of millions of women worldwide who face horrific abuses.
NewsJune 24th, 2014
In cooperation with more than 70 partner organizations, Tahirih Justice Center urged Congress on Tuesday to pass the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) and ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), two key tools to protect women and girls around the world from gender-based violence.
NewsDecember 1st, 2010
To multiply Tahirih’s public policy capacity, and to provide critical financial support to sustain and strengthen these important efforts, Tahirih has launched a dynamic new Public Policy Council.
NewsMarch 12th, 2010
If passed, I-VAWA will, for the first time in United States history, make ending violence against women a diplomatic priority and incorporate comprehensive solutions aimed at ending domestic violence into all US foreign assistance programs.
NewsAugust 5th, 2009
Twelve Tahirih clients are among the first in the nation to receive U visas, a vital legal protection for immigrant women and girls who face numerous obstacles in fleeing violence.
NewsAugust 1st, 2009
Discussions are underway about how to strengthen the Violence Against Women Act to better protect survivors of violence, and Tahirih is a vital voice.
NewsDecember 11th, 2008
I-VAWA offers women like Naeema—who survived a vicious acid attack at the hands of her husbandÔhope.